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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The act or process of universalizing.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act or process of making universal or general; generalization. Also spelled universalisation.


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  • Posted Aug 10, 2006 7:07:06 PM | link says: "universalization" (= to create consistency across otherwise singular cases or events) seems very different to me than the common sense meaning of "to rationalize". maybe a deviation from sociological terminology would help (thinking of Andy's comments). for example, there seems to be not much "irrational" action to be found in most game activity (except the initial impulse to play...)

    Against Exceptionalism: A New Approach to Games

  • "What we may be witnessing is not just the end of the Cold War, or the passing of a particular period of post-war history, but the end of history as such: that is, the end point of mankind's ideological evolution and the universalization of Western liberal democracy as the final form of human government."

    George Elerick: The End Of Christianity

  • And if you view it from the point of view of those millions, clearly, right to information, right to education, rural job guarantee program, the universalization of the mid-day meal scheme, the extension of the old age pension scheme and now the right to food, in whatever manner the bill will be, are clearly attempts to share the benefits of growth with the millions.

    Wall Street Journal Interview

  • First of all, there is the cultural universalization that the Church has to undertake if she wants to get beyond the boundaries of the European mind.


  • They set up the Bombay Education Initiative in order to create a three-way partnership between government, businesses, and civil society to own and solve the problems of universalization of primary education in Mumbai.

    Rahim Kanani: Madhav Chavan on Universal Education in India: An Inside Look at Pratham

  • A new ideology for the future has been born; universalization of the middle class, the end of poverty with the exploitation of pre-salt reserves, stable democracy, strength of the industrial-military complex ...

    Pepe Escobar: Is Brazil the New United States?

  • Some commentators even proclaimed “the end of history,” the defeat of fascism and Communism and the victory of free market capitalism and democracy, foreshadowing the eventual universalization of liberal democracy.

    Between War and Peace

  • In the social arena, inclusion will only be fully reached with the universalization and improvement of essential services.

    Dilma Rousseff Inauguration Speech: Brazil's First Female President Addresses Congress In Brasilia (FULL TEXT)

  • That is, the end point of mankind's ideological evolution and the universalization of Western liberal democracy as the final form of human government.

    Tenure trouble?

  • This means individualized counseling for teen daughters (multiple partners and early sex are still a bad idea); promoting the universalization of contraception as a rite of passage into adulthood, rather than something that only "bad girls" use; and, yes, accepting abortion as the responsible fallback.

    June Carbone: Misunderstanding Abstinence Begets More Bristol Palins


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