segregationism


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segregationism

the views and policies of those who would separate or maintain as separate rights, public facilities, etc., on the basis of race. See also apartheid.
See also: Race
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Noun1.segregationism - a political orientation favoring political or racial segregation
ideology, political orientation, political theory - an orientation that characterizes the thinking of a group or nation
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The IAM proposes that, by virtue of their vitality advantage in the country of settlement, dominant host majority members may endorse six acculturation orientations toward minorities, three of which are welcoming and include individualism, integrationism, integrationism-transformation, while three others are unwelcoming: assimilationism, segregationism and exclusionism.
He describes how the ways human rights ideas were adopted and reshaped during the period of burgher republicanism and colonialism in the eighteenth century, the humanitarianism and liberalism of the nineteenth century, segregationism of the early twentieth century, the Second World War and its aftermath, and the anti-apartheid era, as well as international condemnation of apartheid, the embrace of human rights in the late twentieth century, and the new constitution, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.
These problems" is a phrase vague enough to defy an automatic linkage to segregationism, especially for reporters who might not know the complicated nuances and history of Southern politics.
In point of fact, it would be more correct to say that the accusation of "Jewish racism" has deep roots in the history of antisemitism--going back to the charges of pagan Antiquity against Jewish misanthropia, isolationism, segregationism, originating in Hebrew monotheism.
By then, segregationism and protectionism had become reframed within an autonomy and rights model.
The artificial division between the different aspects of the tree, destabilized by the particularities of both the metaphoric structure I have created, and the literal interconnectivity of ecological subjectivity, suggests an ontological and epistemological intervention to state multiculturalism that challenges the segregationism that undergirds the policy as incommensurate with a biocultural rhizomatic structure of deep diversity.
The extreme opposites in the theory of fiction are sometimes characterized as forms of segregationism and integrationism.
The authors describe the shifts that the selected countries underwent or undertook during the 1990s as a 'trial and error' process in which more or less impossible attachments to conceptual positions, whether that of universalism (France) or of segregationism (Switzerland and Germany) have been softened as more practical arrangements are sought.
But his grim picture of an emerging global segregationism clearly contained troubling local significance.
Having done this, one finds that the key tropes and motifs of romantic colonisation include, inter alia, redemption, repatriation, transportation, deportation, freedom, equality, dignity, self-government, procreation, miscegenation, segregationism, primitivism, nostalgia, millenarianism, mercantilism, labour discipline, production, trade, and empire.
The problem here is that Wallace's segregationism was obviously racist, but these other positions are not obviously racist.
The Republicans recently found themselves forced largely under pressure from fellow conservatives--to disavow Trent Lott's segregationism, and there's little doubt that today's proponents of a constitutional amendment banning gay marriage will look just as prehistoric a generation from now.