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Autonomy

The state in which a company is not a subsidiary, department or other subdivision of another company. That is, an autonomous company is completely independent. Autonomy should not be confused with an autonomous expenditure or with autonomous consumption.
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Finally, the autonomist Marxist analysis of the crisis of capital in the late post-war boom period speaks to the crisis evident in Australia at this time.
Steve Wright, 'Mapping Pathways within Italian Autonomist Marxism: A Preliminary Survey', Historical Materialism, vol.
Autonomists try to get beyond notions that what people already know, through their own day-to-day interactions, is of little use, examining and supporting daily life strategies that are working.
Autonomists help each other in removing barriers to housing, financial stability, employment and education.
The autonomist in general gives the highest priority in her advice for respecting people, not violating their wishes and feelings, and treating them as individuals with rights and responsibilities.
When considering vaccination in children - for example, the triple combined mumps, measles and rubella vaccine - the autonomist believes in advising parents about the advantages and disadvantages of the vaccine aiming to offer education and to empower an informed choice by parents.
An understanding of the central place in Canadian constitutional discourse of the federal principle to the preservation of cultural difference, together with an acknowledgement of the fact that First Nations people never consented to the assertion of sovereignty over all elements of their lives by non-native governments constituted by the Constitution Act, 1867, provide the foundations for an autonomist approach to s.
A good example of a decision in which the market bias and autonomist features of the classical paradigm are both visible is the recent decision of the Supreme Court in Bell 1988.
The armed forces have made statements affirming that they would remain centralized and unified even if autonomist reforms passed.
A similar depoliticization occurred with Paul Virilio, whose name I had first heard mentioned among the Autonomists.
Interestingly, Burelle shares many of the critical judgments concerning the evolution of the Canadian federation found in the contemporary studies faithful to the traditional Quebec autonomist interpretive canon by such authors as Pelletier, Brouillet, and Seymour.
The fact that most of the groups which made up the S-11 coalition are autonomist and grassroots means that local and national issues remain their priority.