civicism

civicism

(ˈsɪvɪˌsɪzəm)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the principle of civil government

civicism

the doctrine that all citizens have the same rights and obligations.
See also: Politics
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This will allow young people to watch the CAN matches and will also reap advantage of the event to spread messages of the fight against Ebola virus and civicism.
The political culture has only reinforced this scenario: local television that rarely covers policy issues or educates the public on municipal politics; local newspapers that have lost their zeal for investigative reporting, meaning that public scandals rarely get exposed; neighborhood associations forged over the decades of unprecedented growth to protect the quality-of-life issues in communities that have not made the transition from a rear-end stance of NIMBYism (not-in-my-back-yard), to a pro-active, politically sophisticated CIVICism (neighborhood empowerment and a buy-in as a stakeholder in the bigger civic order).
The Mexican middle class, during its spurt of civicism, tried to ensure the election's credibility and was foiled.