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ideology

 [i″de-ol´o-je, id″e-ol´o-je]
1. the science of the development of ideas.
2. the body of ideas characteristic of an individual or of a social unit.

i·de·ol·o·gy

(ī'dē-ol'ŏ-jē, id-ē-),
The composite system of ideas, beliefs, and attitudes that constitutes an individual's or group's organized view of others.
[ideo- + G. logos, study]

ideology

/ide·ol·o·gy/ (i″de-ol´ah-je) (id″e-)
1. the science of the development of ideas.
2. the body of ideas characteristic of an individual or of a social unit.

ideology

[ī′de·ol′əjē]
Etymology: Gk, idea
a scheme of ideas or systematic organization of ideas associated with doctrine and philosophy.

i·de·ol·o·gy

(ī'dē-ol'ŏ-jē)
The powerful and authoritative messages communicated through language or culture that tell us who we are and how we are to behave.
[ideo- + G. logos, study]
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He went on, 'Let me tell you what your ideology is.
He said that agriculture should be improved as per the ideology of Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto and Benazir Bhutto.
Likewise, those who hold a more traditional gender role ideology have higher mothering aspirations compared to their counterparts who emphasize gender equity (Colaner & Giles, 2008).
The next section explains how we should conceptualize party ideology development, and why this is important.
Though this assertion does not completely fulfill the true meaning of ideology rather portrays a vague picture.
Similar to Mustafa Kemal's modification of the Young Turkish ideology, the AKP has also modified the Kemalist ideology.
Mullins emphasizes that an ideology should be contrasted with the related (but different) issues of utopia and historical myth.
The Business Secretary said: "When I was growing up as a young Muslim in Britain, the extremist ideology that you see today just didn't seem to be around, it didn't seem to be an issue.
However, whilst the ballot box is sanctified, true liberalism -- freedom -- is sacrificed at the hands of a liberalist ideology.
The country was unprecedentedly carved-out on the map of the world on the basis of a certain ideology.
The theoretical literature exploring the long-term economic consequences of political ideology is scarce.
The concept of national ideology is extremely problematic in postcolonial studies.