institutional + -ism
institutionalism (countable and uncountable, plural institutionalisms)
- Adherence to the established religion, or to established codes of conduct
- 2003, Robert Stephen Feldman, Development Across the Life Span
- Institutionalism is brought about, in part, by a sense of learned helplessness, a belief that one has no control over one's environment.
- The use of public institutions in health care and social services
stress of the importance of institutions