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 structuralism structuralism

noun

  • a sociological theory based on the premise that society comes before individuals  ( structural sociology, structuralism )
    a sociological theory based on the premise that society comes before individuals
  • an anthropological theory that there are unobservable social structures that generate observable social phenomena  ( structural anthropology, structuralism )
    an anthropological theory that there are unobservable social structures that generate observable social phenomena
  • linguistics defined as the analysis of formal structures in a text or discourse  ( structural linguistics, structuralism )
    linguistics defined as the analysis of formal structures in a text or discourse


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