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Definition of the noun abolitionism
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noun - plural: abolitionisms
- the doctrine that calls for the abolition of slavery
- Abolitionism is the advocacy of animal rights that oppose all animal usage by humans and maintains that all sentient beings, humans or nonhumans, share a basic right: the right not to be treated as the property of others. The word alludes to the historical term abolitionism—a social movement to end slavery or human ownership of other humans—but is modified in this context to promote ending the human ownership of all animals. Animal rights theory is the idea that focusing on animal welfare reform not only fails to challenge animal suffering, but may prolong it by making the exercise of property rights over animals appear acceptable. The abolitionists' objective is to secure a moral and legal paradigm shift, whereby animals are no longer regarded as things to be owned and used. The American philosopher Tom Regan writes that abolitionists want empty cages, not bigger ones. This is contrasted with animal protectionism, the position that change can be achieved by incremental improvements in animal welfare.
- Abolitionism is a bioethical school and movement that promotes the use of biotechnology to maximise well-being and eliminate suffering. The term “abolition” is used for the name of the movement, in the context of “the abolition of suffering". One of the things Abolitionists propose is paradise engineering.
- Abolitionism a.k.a. Copyright abolition: The term "copyright abolition movements" refers to movements to abolish copyright, specifically those that espouse the repeal of the Statute of Anne and all subsequent law made in its support.
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Concepts in Composition (2003)
Theory and Practice in the Teaching of Writing by Irene L. Clark
The New Abolitionism is a product of a newly scholarly and professionalized discipline of composition studies, one with many national journals and a ...
by Joseph Petraglia
The New Abolitionism is a product of a newly scholarly and professionalized discipline of composition studies, one with many...
Crisis and Change by Lynn Z. Bloom, Donald A. Daiker, Edward M. White
The New Abolitionism is a product of a newly scholarly and professionalized discipline of composition studies, one with...
by David Levinson
Abolitionism is an international movement, with its main advocates coming from such...
In the United States, the most profound statement of support for abolitionism is the document Instead of Prisons: A Handbook for Abolitionists ( Knopp et al.
by James Stewart
Ha-lal abolitionism is a distinctly antiMuslim species of the cow protection movement. In practice, however, this distinction is not well drawn and many Sinhala Buddhist cow protectionists are also ha-lal abolitionists. The meaning of ha-lal is ...
A History of the Defense of Slavery in America, 1701-1840 by Larry E. Tise
Hand in glove with the assumption that nullifiers framed the initial response of the South to abolitionism is the notion that the debate over slavery was a sectional cleavage with the strongest defenses of slavery and the most inimical critiques of ...
by Cram101 Textbook Reviews
Abolitionism: Abolitionism is a movement to end ...
by Linda Eisenmann
abolitionism. Abolitionism is the fervent pre-Civil War reform movement that opposed both slavery* and gradual abolition and called for immediate emancipation of slaves. Rooted in the evangelical enthusiasm of the Second Great Awakening.
by Fitzwilliam Sargent
We consider Abolitionism is an obstacle to the plans of God. It does not bear the mark of the Lord's blessing. It is a fanaticism which produces no good fruit." It is strange that Christians, seeing how utterly neglected the religious instruction of the ...
Holy Warriors (1996)
The Abolitionists and American Slavery by James Brewer Stewart, Eric Foner
PREFACE: SLAVERY IN REPUBLICAN AMERICA One good introduction to abolitionism is an analysis ol the way historians have interpreted the movement. Since abolitionism has always been associated with controversial issues, it is not ...
by Francis T. Cullen, Pamela Wilcox
Abolitionism, according to Stanley Cohen, is a critical thinking movement about criminology, crime, punishment, and criminal law that has been developing in Western Europe since the early 1970s. John Muncie characterizes abolitionism as a ...
by Eugene McLaughlin, John Muncie
Thus, abolitionism also implies the abolition of the 'masculine', individualistic, neo -liberal values upon which our penal systems are built (van Swaaningen, 1989). René van Swaaningen Associated Concepts: abolitionism, community justice, ...
by Richard T. Schaefer
Abolitionism, the attempt on the part of both African American and European American activists to eradicate the institution of slavery and all of its vestiges, was one of the most successful biracial reform movements in the history of the United ...
by Melissa Hope Ditmore
Self ABOLITIONISM. Abolitionism is a term ...
From the mid-19th century to the present day by A. Iriye, P. Saunier
Related essays abolitionism; Antarctic Treaty; Cold War; Commission on International Labour Legislation; human rights; ...
American Countercultures: An Encyclopedia of Nonconformists, Alternative Lifestyles, and Radical Ideas in U.S. History (2015)
An Encyclopedia of Nonconformists, Alternative Lifestyles, and Radical Ideas in U.S. History by Gina Misiroglu
Abolitionism. Abolitionism was the doctrine and movement that called for the emancipation of all slaves and the end of the institution of slavery. The term has referred to somewhat different views and activities in different historical contexts.
by Andrew Robertson, Michael A. Morrison, William G. Shade, Robert Johnston, Robert Zieger, Thomas Langston, Richard Valelly
As it evolved over time, abolitionism became more inclusive as it encompassed free blacks, women, and international collaboration ...
by William L. Barney
Abolitionism emerged in the 1830s as a radically new phase in the antislavery movement. Rejecting gradualism and the colonization of freed slaves abroad, the abolitionists demanded immediate emancipation without payment to slaveowners ...
by Mary Bosworth
ABOLITIONISM. Abolitionists work to liberate societies from a static repressive penal system that reflects and sustains prevailing unjust power relations. They seek to imagine what else can be both within and beyond the realm of criminal ...
by Michael Kazin, Rebecca Edwards, Adam Rothman
abolitionism A major reform movement during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, abolitionism sought to end slavery and free millions of black people held as slaves. Also known as the antislavery movement, abolitionism in the United ...
by Yvonne Jewkes, Jamie Bennett
ABOLITIONISM A term used to describe a number of posi- tions and movements that seek to challenge the existence of prison as the answer to problems of crime. Abolitionists argue that prison has failed, is beyond reform and needs to be ...
2-volume set by Robert Wuthnow
Abolitionism is the political and religious conviction that the practice of human bondage is morally wrong. It is impossible to study the political and social history of the Americas without studying the history of slavery. The modern development of ...
Women's Studies Encyclopedia (1999)
by Helen Tierney
Moderate, male, mainstream abolitionism underwent a period of reorganization and retrenchment, seeking to work within political and religious institutions rather than trying to reform them. By the mid-1 840s, the quest for a political solution to ...
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