economic determinism



Concept that all social and political change is determined by the economic forces of demand and supply.

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  • The school of thought that was economic determinism had demonstrated its relevance to the current situation as our manager said money makes the world go round.

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  • When the Arab Spring movement occurred, there were those who cited the impoverished financial standing of the citizens as the real force of economic determinism driving the need for change, not simply the deplorably tyrannical governmental influences.

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  • The history of West Asia is a prime example of economic determinism, for many years the political and social turmoil in this region has been reflective of the inability of the country to establish its economic strength.

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