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(ɔˈtɒn əˌmɪz əm)

a belief in or movement toward autonomy.
au•ton′o•mist, adj., n.


See also: Communism
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Barassi trains her ethnographic lens on 'the everyday life' of three political organisations in Europe: the Cuba Solidarity Campaign, which is part of the British Trade Union Congress, Ecologistas en Accion, an environmental organisation in Spain, and Cosari, a group that is part of the autonomist movement in northern Italy
As it grew into a formal political movement in the early 1970s, the group drew on the insights offered by the Italian autonomist movement Lotta Continua (LC), in particular Mario Tronti's 'social factory' thesis.
As Paolo Virno, one of the leading lights of the autonomist movement, suggests, there are numerous 'points of identity' between our ethical and emotional life on the one hand, and the productive process on the other, which in turn necessitates a materialist phenomenology.
A movement within the Autonomist movement, Italian feminism of the 1970s was both highly intellectual and earthy--a kind of feminism that, on account of its deep roots in philosophy, Marxism, and psychoanalysis, shared little to nothing with American second-wave fare.
Beginning with discussions on the economic transformation, what the author refers to as 'the political dimension' and the autonomist movement, the chapter progresses into Pro-devolution discourses and leads to the sub-heading 'Respondents' views'.
The workers' autonomist movement, typified by Autonomia Operaia, emerged from this background to fill the void left by the dissolution of the extra-parliamentary groups.
Vice President Alvaro Linera Garcia attacked the autonomist movement for covering up for corrupt officials, saying in an interview with Santa Cruz newspaper El Deber, "The noble flag of autonomy has been used to cover up scandalous corruption.
By 1979, however, it was clear that the tide was turning, with the imprisonment of thousands of members of the revolutionary autonomist movement, the best known of whom was the social theorist Antonio Negri.
Like the Autonomist movement that was about to unfold--joyous and incredible, but beset by the depredations of heroin and prison--Vincenzo's declaration is both moving and ominous.
The region, rich in natural-gas resources, is generally perceived as whiter and wealthier, and left-wing critics have attacked the autonomist movement as "secessionist" efforts to keep more national wealth in elite hands.
Nevertheless, Negri's art-world acclaim was much in evidence at Documenta II--for which he had contributed, with Hardt, an essay to one of its "platforms" on democracy--no less than at last summer's Venice Biennale, where the phantom presence of Empire was all-pervasive (and hardly a stone's throw from Padua, where the autonomist movement with which Negri was associated in the '70s committed some of its most violent acts).
Bolivia's President Carlos Mesa, also an independent former vice president who stepped in after the fall of his country's chief executive, has struggled to stay ahead of challenges from the opposition Movimiento al Socialismo (MAS) and an autonomist movement in the east of his country.