Regionalist


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Regionalist

In political science, a scholar who believes in decentralized government, or at least promotes the interests of a given set of groups over the central group. 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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Around this magazine, Frederick cultivated a circle of regionalist voices, most notably Suckow and Jay Sigmund.
It is the regionalist approach that sets forth the set of public interventions designed to fulfill such tasks to relieve collective action problem by designating a comprehensive governmental entity [Savitch and Vogel, 2000].
However, Etulain's attentive coverage, which includes Pacific Northwest regionalist writers, overlooks Higginson entirely; Witschi's rich collection of essays on late-nineteenth-century US western fiction by major scholars in the field also leaves Higginson unreferenced.
between the ideology of the Regionalist movement and a perceived need to
A historical contextualization of efforts at Asian cooperation and integration from the mid-19th century onwards--which were rife with constraints (both in theory and in practice) similar to those complicating today's regionalist projects--would have been more enlightening.
According to Zelinsky, if regional government were truly efficient, regional institutions in the United States would already exist due to citizens' preferences, and regionalist policies would already have been put in place by states.
This is clearly not the case since portrayals of the family in works by southern authors and those from strong regionalist areas at times differ greatly from those depicted in this text.
A Place in Politics: Sao Paulo, Brazil from Seigneurial Republicanism to Regionalist Revolt.
In the global South it is most likely that it is the dominant state within a particular region that tends to drive the regionalist project.
The duo have arrived in the north of England and Paddy is hoping to challenge some of his fellow traveller's regionalist prejudices, while also relishing having a home advantage as they tackle some more traditional pastimes.
The duo arrive in the north of England and Paddy is hoping to challenge some of his fellow traveller's regionalist prejudices, while also relishing having a home advantage as they tackle some traditional pastimes.
Botkin and American Culture is an anthology of essays by learned authors concerning the work of folklorist, writer, editor, regionalist, and cultural activist Benjamin Albert Botkin (1901-1975), an American intellectual known for his work with the Federal Writers' Project during the New Deal, the Writers' Unit of the Library of Congress Project, and the Archive of American Folksong.