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centralism

the principle or act of bringing something under central control; centralization
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Former General Prabowo Subianto and his financier brother Hashim Djojohadikusumo owe their rise to the centralistic New Order system: the former through Soeharto's military; and the latter through a resource extraction empire that was enabled by the lack of regional autonomy.
In the first case, fiscal and political union are code words for centralistic arrangements in the eurozone that would ensure fiscal discipline in member states.
Witt added, "Systems and management which are centralistic and inflexible are hampering postgraduate education.
We do not have formal ties whereas the EU is centralistic and very formal; we do things in our own pragmatic ways; we come from transparent societies; and we do not need all these EU rules and regulations saying us to do things differently.
At the same time, such a perspective is criticized by many scholars for its male-dominated, centralistic, and bourgeois-focused tendencies (Fraser, 1990; Gitlin, 1998; Keane, 1995; Schudson, 1992).
Namely, their current development has not been challenged by a need of growth of NIS functional capacities only but also by a shift from centralistic (hierarchical) regime to a regime, which is shaped by public/private divide.
Since 1995, the Partido Popular (PP), a conservative centralistic party that supports the idea of maintaining a strong central government and diminishing the power of the regional government, has been in control of the AC V.
I think if I look at it as an overall strategic outlook, we're looking to invest much more heavily in the regions, so having much stronger regional presence as opposed to a more centralistic approach that we had in the past.
But on the other hand the chosen solution had a very centralistic character, since the language of a small minority became a model for literary activity in the whole peninsula.
First, prior to 1998, Indonesia was ruled by the strongly centralistic and oppressive Suharto government.
The RCC again used its centralistic and "deductive-educational" approach in improving relations with the SOC, especially in the Diocese of Dakovo (Bishop Bauerlein).