neoconservatism definition

  • noun:
    • An intellectual and governmental action in support of governmental, financial, and social conservatism that arose versus the identified liberalism for the sixties: "The neo-conservatism for the 1980s is a replay of New Conservatism of 1950s, that was itself a replay of this New Era viewpoint associated with the 1920s” ( Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.)
    • A right wing governmental activity that opposes liberalism in political, economic and personal fields.
    • a technique for politics or theology that signifies a return to a traditional viewpoint (contrary to more liberal or radical schools of thought of the 1960s)

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