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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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MFM's 2019 Localisms will take place in Washington, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Boston, Los Angeles, and New York.
A second, distinct source of normative content for localism lies in
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.
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. Mitchell believes that young people "get it best": they understand the importance of place, rootedness, and commitment to one's community.
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.
The Tieboutian efficiency argument for localism is also challenged because it is premised on a world with no spillover effects, or externalities, between the localities.
Localism seeks a return to a preindustrial economic model that romanticizes small-scale production.
Coun Green also comments about localism. Surely this proposal is at the sharp end of localism where the local community decides the type of educational provision they wish.
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.