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Provincialism

 

(localism), a word or expression whose use is limited to a certain region, city, or other area. In the 19th century the term was used primarily to denote dialectisms, that is, deviations from standard speech.

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New Labour's version of localism was shaped by the twin strands of managerialism and a mild social democracy, part of what Stuart Hall referred to as its 'double shuffle' (see Soundings 43).
First, it discusses the economic theory of localism, focusing on the primary economic rationale behind localism decisions: the desire to maximize satisfaction with government policy.
Nowhere is the value of broadcast localism more apparent than in times of emergency.
But as people like Wendell Berry continue to rise in prominence--he delivered the National Endowment for the Humanities' prestigious Jefferson Lecture in 2012--more Americans may begin to understand the purpose behind localism.
This paper addresses strategies of localism in England, where the coalition government's Localism Act 2011 exemplifies the conflation of democracy with the local scale and place-based imaginaries (Painter et al, 2011).
However, to benefit most from localism, we need to recognise that tax competition between taxing authorities is very much to be encouraged.
299) Proponents of localism argue that the nature of localism's form generates greater democratic participation, but Briffault reasons that the inability of localities to actually address interlocal issues undermines this benefit.
Localism seeks a return to a preindustrial economic model that romanticizes small-scale production.
Members of supporters' group, the Blues Trust, are investigating whether the Localism Act 2011 could be used to protect the ground.
International courts and tribunals between globalisation and localism.
The report should be published, particularly as the council has a legal obligation under the Localism Act to publish details of employees' pay.