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tr.v. ter·ri·to·ri·al·ized, ter·ri·to·ri·al·iz·ing, ter·ri·to·ri·al·iz·es
1. To make a territory of; organize as a territory.
2. To extend by adding territory.

ter′ri·to′ri·al·i·za′tion (-ə-lĭ-zā′shən) n.
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Noun1.territorialization - the act of organizing as a territory
organisation, organization - the activity or result of distributing or disposing persons or things properly or methodically; "his organization of the work force was very efficient"
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First of all, as a socio-cultural product emerged from a process of territorialization of a native population, a process thought to be the final stage of dissolution of tribal congregation, in which it was organized before.
The heart of this work has to do with what the process that the authors refer to as the territorialization of ethnicity.
29) Liisa Malkki, "National Geographic: The Rooting of Peoples and the Territorialization of National Identity among Scholars and Refugees," Cultural Anthropology 7, no.
The uses of the picturesque as an epistemic frame for the colonial and the modern unfurl their boundaries in Ray's narrative, as she demonstrates the functions served by this device to commodify topoi of taste for the tourist industry, to act as semiotic markers in imperial territorialization, to instantiate the structural or comparative order of subjective taxonomies, to transform the foreign to the familiar, to tame and control through essentialization, to re-mythologize the indigenous, to be imbricated in the designs of colonial power as sources of cultural, scientific and economic knowledge.
Translation is figured according to an opportunistic imperial discourse of rivalry and territorialization.
12) Cyrus Schayegh, "The Many Worlds Of Abud Yasin; Or, What Narcotics Trafficking In The Interwar Middle East Can Tell Us About Territorialization," American Historical Review 116, no.
The affirmative tendencies of art may lead to territorialization in established reality, allowing an artist to pursue revolution only within the realm of art, not in reality; nevertheless, the political potential of art lies only in its aesthetic dimension because the established reality has already been territorialized.
Her point seems to be more about branding and territorialization than about any profound methodological difference.
The Territorialization of Language: Discourse, Policy, and Practice.
Beginning with a historical approach to cinema, Sinha (English, Kalamazoo College) explores the transnational cultural dialogue that took place between American film studies, South Asian filmmakers and audiences, and the colonial censorship apparatus in the Raj (British colonial India) in the 1910s to the 1930s, drawing on the theory of territorialization formulated by Deleuze and Guattari.
State Formation and Comparative Area Studies: Between Globalization and Territorialization.
Corral's book risks reproducing the territorialization it elsewhere calls into question, for example when it separates "los novelistas hispanoamericanos verdaderos" (359) from the apparently poorly informed critics of the "ambito anglosajon" who tend to "etiquetar toda produccion novelistica hispanoamericana contemporanea como 'posmodernista'" (109).