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institutionalization

  1. the process, as well as the outcome of the process, in which social activities become regularized and routinized as stable, social-structural features. See also INSTITUTION.
  2. the process, and the resulting condition, in which SOCIAL ACTORS incarcerated for long periods in TOTAL INSTITUTIONS, such as prisons or mental hospitals, become incapable of, or disabled for, independent social life outside the institution.
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Regardless of the formal recognition of democracy by the Bonn Agreement, in the post-2001 period, both the Afghan government and the international community paid less attention in providing the ground for institutionalizing democracy in Afghanistan due to the ongoing challenges of warlordism and the Taliban-led insurgency.
Institutionalizing peer-mediated instruction and interventions in schools: Beyond "train and hope".
Tom Modly and Paul Brinkley (co-directors of the BTA) agreed that IM, among other strategic activities, should spend the next 12 months developing, testing, and institutionalizing proven concepts to improve acquisition management process outcomes.
For another, the Roman constitution failed to give equal protection to all Roman citizens, institutionalizing the patrician aristocracy and ensuring that Rome would always have a ruling class.
In fact, because basic political stability and law and order are not in jeopardy, leadership can and should concentrate on institutionalizing good governance, beginning with the introduction of checks and balances at all levels of governmental decision-making.

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