Autonomy

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Autonomy

The state in which a company is not a subsidiary, department or other subdivision of another company. That is, an autonomous company is completely independent. Autonomy should not be confused with an autonomous expenditure or with autonomous consumption.
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True to its epistemic origin, the autonomists are advocates of developmentalist thinking and identify integration as a means of access to external markets, and as an element conducive to opening up new perspectives for projecting Brazilian industries abroad.
In the hope that this Review will not merely reproduce the autonomist versus-apologist shouting match, my plan is to accept the autonomists' premise.
He strove to build a Puerto Rican national identity centered on the vision of Albizu Campos, and saw the autonomist vision of Munoz Marin and the PPD as antithetical to a Puerto Rican cultural identity.
The second and more important event that dampened the autonomist spirit occurred in Cuba.
In autonomist discourse the state is an Andean and specifically Aymara-Quechua institution.
Whether prompted by economic crisis as at present, or by industrial relations crisis as in the 1960s and 1970s, autonomist Marxist theory claims to make sense of such brave endeavors to do without the boss.
In influencing each of these steps of information processing, the various forms of autonomist 'knowledge'--exemplars, prototypes, and processing routines--lead people to continually conclude that the marginalized and stigmatized individuals and groups they encounter are themselves responsible for their inferior stations in life and thus deserve no assistance, and that people who have attained success deserve full credit for their good fortune and thus should not be subjected to any redistribution of their wealth.
15) If one grounds crime and punishment in autonomy, the outlines of an autonomist system of penal law emerge (punishment requires a political justification).
This intervention seeks to engage with this literature by developing an autonomist Marxist feminist analysis of women's resistance in the everyday politics of the community.
More ominously, an unofficial political group advocating a right-wing autonomist approach rather than sovereignty, led by former PQ minister Francois Legault, is leading in the opinion polls.
They're coming out of the autonomist Marxist tradition.
As Meech had just catalyzed anglophone Canada's hostility to Quebec's autonomist aspirations, Oka acted to further divide the country's two national communities.