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structuralism (n.)

1891, from structural + -ism.

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Definitions of structuralism

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