politicization


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po·lit·i·cize

 (pə-lĭt′ĭ-sīz′)
v. po·lit·i·cized, po·lit·i·ciz·ing, po·lit·i·ciz·es
v.intr.
To engage in or discuss politics.
v.tr.
To make political: an official who politicized the response to the hurricane.

po·lit′i·ci·za′tion (-sĭ-zā′shən) n.
Translations

politicization

[pəˌlɪtɪsaɪˈzeɪʃən] Npolitización f

politicization

[pəˌlɪtɪsaɪˈzeɪʃən] politicisation (British) npolitisation f

politicization

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In this paper, I argue that we should revisit the common assumptions that presidential politicization of the executive branch is intended only to enhance political control of the bureaucracy and is successful at doing so.
This quirky phenomenon is evidently part of the growing response to the intense politicization of religion (and the ensuing jihads) in our time.
Like the 2003 election in the United States of a practising gay Episcopal bishop, where there had been no national, nor international debate and consensus--the unilateral action of the Eastern Synod has made discussion and decision within the ELCIC more difficult and in danger of a politicization of a theological and pastoral dispute which has already pre-empted the place of reasoned reflection with the threats of exit-strategies.
Amid the furor over phone probes there is a troubling concern that has gone unremarked: The increasing politicization of the top job.
The politicization of granting over-the-counter status to Plan B is a result of the hijacking of our political process by the religious right ("Testimony: FDA Leaders Put Politics First on Plan B," June 15, 2006, p.
The politicization of efforts to grant over-the-counter status to Plan B is a result of the hijacking of our political process by the religious right ("FDA Accused of Playing Politics With Plan B," July 1, 2006, p.
The re-emergence of the fiestas in the cities has been part of the mass politicization that began in Venezuela in the '90s.
1979 David Solomons "The Politicization of Accounting," November 1978 (page 65).
Issues, Fall 2004) rightly argues that public discussion should move beyond bickering over the politicization of science and consider how science can be made more compatible with democracy.
The book includes Lillian Karina's memoir of her experiences as a dancer during the rise of fascism, a critique of the politicization of German modern dance under the Nazi regime, and a case study of the Nazis' suppression of jazz and swing.
A lot of this nonsense comes from the politicization of NAGPRA," says one physical anthropologist who wishes to remain anonymous.
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