caciquism


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caciquism

(kəˈsiːkˌɪzəm)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (esp in Spanish America) government by local political bosses
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caciquism

the domination of areas in Spanish and Latin America by local political bosses. Also caciquismo.
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(97) But Blair and Robertson decided to translate cacicazgo as 'caciquedoms' in order to assimilate it to the term 'caciquism' that had recently been coined by American officials in the Philippines.
LeRoy was establishing an analogy trying to bear on 'the evil of caciquism today in the Philippines and showing the desire to follow the analogy of Spanish-America'.
Thanks to the broad economic, disciplinary and evangelization processes implemented since the 16th century in the ancient empires and caciquisms of the New Kingdom, a new process of collective subjectivation is established and the secondary narcissism acquires a phylogenetic strength through the processes of identification of the indigenous and mestizo population.