institutionalization

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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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The post Family protests over autistic son's continued institutionalisation at Athalassa appeared first on Cyprus Mail .
Parliamentary groups are called to play a central role in the institutionalisation of political pluralism, the UN Development Programme Resident Representative Mounir Thabet pointed out for his part, assuring that the UN undertakes to support Tunisia in this new stage of its transition process.
Citadel Capital has deepened its investment in corporate governance systems as part of its institutionalisation drive with the recent hiring of its first dedicated Head of Internal Audit, Shady Raphael.

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