- An emphasis on social context has long been looked to as an alternative to the elitism and limited scope of Greenbergian formalism.
- Paradise builds on West's critique, exploring colorism, elitism, and patriarchy as structures that compose the black bourgeois ideal.
- The majority of contemporary U.S. political and social theorists are like the majority of American citizens, preferring democratic or republican theories to elitism or divine right.
- Higher education shed the German tradition of elitism and became egalitarian.
- A new social system starts, and seems delightfully free of the elitism and cliquishness of the existing systems.
- Others accused the group of promoting corporate hegemony, one-world government, or elitism.
- The spirit of American democracy is opposed to elitism.
- But the elitism and the populism in this claim are less far apart than they might seem.
- There is a real worry in the profession that this registration will create an elitism between different sides of the social work profession - those who have qualifications and can be registered, or can afford it, and those who do not.
- This was an elitism based not on the traditional values of the British ruling class, but on the new global super-rich who are close to the Labour government, and who have made their base in London with its sympathetic tax laws.
- It is also expected to speed up the reform of a judiciary that is dominated by elitism and conservatism.
- The author's cynicism is ultimately rooted in a common confusion, a false conflict between democracy and elitism, one that forgets the ways in which these two human ideals actually depend on one another.