DOMINANT IDEOLOGY THESIS

Marxist theory that the ruling class consolidates its position by forcing its ideology on lower classes. See hegemony.

DOMINANT IDEOLOGY THESIS: "The dominant ideology thesis sees the ruling class dominating lower classes."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "DOMINANT IDEOLOGY THESIS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/dominant-ideology-thesis/ (accessed October 30, 2020).
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