phalanstery definition

  • noun:
    • A self-sustaining cooperative neighborhood of the followers of Fourierism. Also called phalanx.
    • The buildings such a residential area.
    • a link resembling a Fourierist phalanstery.
    • a link or community arranged in the plan of Charles Fourier, with liveable space split hierarchically and higher pay for those undertaking unpopular jobs.
    • The dwelling house of a Fourierite neighborhood.
    • a connection or neighborhood organized regarding the program of Fourier. See Fourierism.
    • The home home of a Fourierite community.
    • The building or buildings occupied as a dwelling by a residential area living collectively and achieving goods and home in accordance as proposed by Fourier. See Fourierism.
    • A communal home of a primitive tribe.

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