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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In statist LTRs, there is a greater potential for these conflicts to be scaled up to the national level, because the state's involvement in land allocation creates linkages between local and national political spheres.
But the idea that the entire left-right political spectrum is statist is not merely wrong; it is disastrously wrong.
Finally, Hutchinson revisits some well-known texts relating to Ireland and considers their contributions to statist thought.
I am surprised how little this text is used in Iran scholarship, as it is one of the few sources which effectively portrays the ideological transformation of the post-revolutionary statist elites on economic matters.
In fact, movies with conservative values and content made almost four times as much money in 2013 as those with liberal, leftist, or statist values and content, averaging $90,680,000 per film versus $23,940,000 per leftist picture.
According to Chaim Gans (The Limits of Nationalism, Cambridge, 2003), nationalism takes two forms: statist and cultural.
Part II develops a partial critique and a partial defense of both statist and cosmopolitan theories, whereas in part III Ypi presents her version of statist cosmopoltanism and avant-garde political theory.
He argues, persuasively, that in spite of the prevailing doctrine that neoliberalism was followed by a region-wide surge of statist reforms, the economic policies instituted across Latin America vary widely.
And Burkean conservatives in Eastern Europe must compete not only with the nationalist far right but also with other rightwing groupings that are statist but not explicitly ethnocentric, such as Hungary's Fidesz party.
Section III exposes the results of ambitious statist expansion, with special emphasis on Woodrow Wilson, who attempted to devalue the founding documents and declared them inadequate.
Murtaza points out that a third perspective, green globalization, has surfaced as a result of the lack of focus on the environment that is inherent in the statist and neoliberal perspectives.
A third and final form of failure occurs when a successful communist revolution has taken place but a group of communist militants is then faced with the difficult task of having to transform the overly statist and dictatorial form of government to a more democratic and emancipatory form of government.