Statist


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Statist

A person who believes that the state exercises (or should exercise) control over a society and that it is a major engine of social change.
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Concerned of being supplanted by a parvenu bourgeoisie, the mercantile elite employed the very same accusations of foreign capitulation against the President's economic policies that the statist elite had earlier used.
Having created a way to quantify the strength of the reforms enacted in each country, he then contends that those countries with the most extreme reforms, whether pro-market or statist, are those with the least institutionalized party systems.
Without a mature conservatism, Eastern Europe faces stagnation under statists or much worse under ethno-nationalist groups, which are thriving amid the Continent's economic turmoil.
Levin condemns the New Age "living Constitution" approach of liberal judges and politicians, and he instinctively rejects socialism and the modernist form of fascist or socialist tyranny advocated by statists, which could destroy America as the bastion of individual liberty.
And how to make them more relevant than before in what continues to be a statist age is a problem a vision of Jewish politics should also take up.
The conclusion all too cheerfully drawn by those of a statist inclination is that steep, progressive taxation is needed to diminish relative income differences and thereby increase people's happiness.
Government statist ics show 24 per cent of women and 19 per cent of men did not participate in any kind of sporting activity in 2008.
Statist language reflects an assumption or metaphor that states are individuals, acting with conscious intent, like a human body controlled by the brain.
Like Yugoslavia, Mexico's economy is stuck in a variety of statist ruts.
The statist mentality of Quebeckers is, however, an unfortunate and almost insurmountable barrier to the project.
While Haskins approaches the subject from an approach that some might describe as `compassionately conservative', Blank's perspective is grounded in a more conventional, welfare statist tradition.
A central argument of the book is that liberal political philosophy has been altered significantly by the introduction of more statist continental thinking.