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Regionalism

In political science, the ideology that seeks to decentralize government, or at least promote the interests of a given set of groups. Regionalism may advance geographic areas and/or ethnic groups. Despite growing international trade, regionalism is fairly popular in many countries. See also: Federalism.
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In building his case for viewing Heaney's work as preeminently regionalist in conception and the basis for its eventual global scope, Russell offers keen insights into the development of Northern Irish regionalism over the course of the twentieth century with particular attention paid not only to John Hewitt, but also to Robert Gracen and Heaney's early mentor Michael McClaverty.
Pempel's 2005 edited volume Remapping East Asia: The Construction of a Region, emphasize evolutionary development of Asian regionalism apparently constrained by path dependence.
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Krugman (1993) suggests that countries find regionalism an easier alternative because existence of a large number of participants in multilateral trade negotiations reduces the cost of non-cooperation and creates rigidity in the system.
Chapter 10 ("Globalisation versus Regionalism in the Asia Pacific?
One of the great dilemmas in regionalism is that for all of the manifest logic that a multi-jurisdictional, metropolitan approach holds for responding to a myriad of policy challenges, the power of localism remains mains deeply embedded.
The intelligentsia does not talk about the subject because it is aware that regionalism appeals to a primeval instinct in us that needn't be given a free rein in public discourse.
Regionalism can be compatible and be an expression of liberalism when it is based on general acceptance of liberal principles in international economic relations.
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Regional Cooperation, Regionalism and Regionalization in the Middle East, Cilia Harders and Matteo Legrenzi, eds.
The move to push the local language, Marathi, is part of a rising tide of regionalism ahead of state elections next year.
Dave Hauser, president of the Eugene Area Chamber of Commerce, has been selected for a Ford Foundation Regionalism and Sustainable Development Fellowship.