The concept of ideology
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The concept of ideology and other essays. by George Lichtheim

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Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English



  • Europe


  • History -- Philosophy,
  • Europe -- Intellectual life,
  • Europe -- History -- 20th century

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LC ClassificationsD16.8 .L44
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 327 p.
Number of Pages327
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5537466M
LC Control Number67014472

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Ideology definition is - a manner or the content of thinking characteristic of an individual, group, or culture. How to use ideology in a sentence. What Does ideology Mean? WHAT IS IDEOLOGY? John Levi Martin University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America. Abstract Political ideology has been a confusing topic for social analysts, and those who attempted to eschew judgmental reductions of others’ conceptions and develop a non-polemical. Ideology is a fundamental concept in sociology. Sociologists study it because it plays such a powerful role in shaping how society is organized and how it functions. Ideology is directly related to the social structure, economic system of production, and political structure. It both emerges out .   Ideology has never been so much in evidence as a fact and so little understood as a concept as it is today. From the left it can often be seen as the exclusive property of ruling classes, and from the right as an arid and totalizing exception to their own common sense/5.

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