Translation of Maoism in Spanish:


maoísmo, n.

Pronunciation /ˈmaʊɪz(ə)m//ˈmaʊˌɪzəm/


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    maoísmo masculine
    • It was a mixture of Leninism, black nationalism, Maoism and Castroism, with the teachings of developing-world theorists like Fanon thrown in.
    • The majority of these young activists adopted what he describes as ‘Third World Marxism’, above all Maoism.
    • Both groups espouse an eclectic ideological mixture of Maoism, Castroism and nationalism.
    • In contrast to Marx and Lenin, Maoism assumed a continuing class struggle even when Communism has been achieved, so that it was necessary for each generation to gain revolutionary experience.
    • By the 1970s the fight against white minority rule was led by a left wing influenced by Maoism and Stalinism.
    • His policies were not a radical break from Maoism, but a logical extension of the Stalinist ‘two stage theory’.
    • In the rural areas of the South, petty-bourgeois radicals espousing the peasant-based theories of Maoism began to win increasing support.
    • A third feature of Maoism is the idea that the bourgeois menace is ever-present, so party officials must always be vigilant to prevent the revolution's corruption.
    • In the vacuum produced by political paralysis, revolutionary Maoism prospered; currently 40% of the electorate support communist parties.
    • The political structures of Maoism remain, even as the policies they enact have changed drastically.
    • Eclectically drawing from elements of anarchism and Maoism, their group favoured ‘gut politics’ and were hostile to any far-reaching theoretical considerations.