Statism

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Statism

1. In political science, the theory that the state exercises (or should exercise) control over a society and for that reason is a major engine of social change.

2. See: State capitalism.
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The etatist imaginary of the necessity of the young generations as numerous as possible but probably also some cultural anxieties specific to postmodernity of extinction of the human species through inhibiting reproductive capacity are the basis of this submerged narrative of medicalized maternity.
The peak period of strict etatist policies in the 1970s has long been surpassed.
But as a document produced by Arab scholars, it represents a growing awareness among at least a small section of the region's intelligentsia of the many failures and the current inadequacy of the etatist or state-led development strategy.
After the foundation of the New Republic in 1923, Turkey adopted an inward looking, autarchic political economic system which was based on an etatist ideology.
The etatist development model it espoused has fallen into global disfavor.
The fall of the communist regime in 1989 and the expectations of the new project of changing the etatist model with a liberal and democratic one did not lead, as many have hoped, to an immediate transition to democracy, to an era of general prosperity.