statism

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stat·ism

 (stā′tĭz′əm)
n.
The practice or doctrine of giving a centralized government control over economic planning and policy.

stat′ist adj. & n.

statism

(ˈsteɪtɪzəm)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the theory or practice of concentrating economic and political power in the state, resulting in a weak position for the individual or community with respect to the government

stat•ism

(ˈsteɪ tɪz əm)

n.
the principle or policy of concentrating extensive economic and political controls in the state.
[1915–20; translation of French étatisme]
stat′ist, n., adj.

statism, stateism

1. the principle of concentrating major political and economic controls in the state.
2. the support of the sovereignty of the state. — statist, n., adj.
See also: Government
Translations
Etatismus
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If individuals believe that government intervention in the economy promotes a suitable level of equity and efficiency, they embrace a statist ideology and vote for parties that favor more government intervention in the economy, which determines the level of public output to private output.
As a salmon's "mind" tells it not to turn back, so the human mind, especially when bewitched by government propaganda and statist ideology, tells a typical person not to turn back.
Quietly undermining the statist ideology of the republic's founder, Kemal Ata Turk - where, in the words of a youthful AKP leader, "The state was up here and the people down there" - the AKP has closed the traditional gap between ruler and ruled, enabling its government, among other things, to craft an independent foreign policy.