More often than not it was used as a threat to counterweigh
the politics of the metropolis, on ethnic lines no less.
In fact, the first application of polycentrism as a development policy goes back to the 1960s when the French "metropoles d'equilibre" reinforced the development of a number of cities at the upper part of the urban hierarchy (Moseley 1974), with ultimate goal to counterweigh
the dominant Paris.
Whether the oyster population can modulate the rate of sex change to counterweigh
increased female mortality from fishing or disease is unknown, but the analysis of Powell et al.
Without an operationally relevant ROI performance metric, any project expense could be justified to counterweigh
the risk of loss,
The first methods are based on the assumption that the maximizing indicators can counterweigh
the minimizing ones; whereas the second methods negate the possibility of compensation between indicators.
In November 2017, India and Singapore singed a naval agreement having aim to boost up the India-Singapore maritime strategic relations by allowing each other's bases for strategic dynamics, to counterweigh
the China's maritime expansion, to strengthen maritime security, and to allow the Indian warships to the Singapore port near the Strait of Malacca for refilling motives.24 These counterpoising strategic designs of India, the United States and their allies are causing headache for China.
Once China has firm control over Gwadar it could facilitate the supply of the much-needed Gulf oil to its own territory, particularly the remotest part of her country and would also use the port to counterweigh
the grand designs of its rival India in the region.
This is true not only for India, the only Asian nation that could counterweigh
China one day, given its demographic and economic potential, but also for Southeast Asian countries.
all counter narratives counterweigh
the initial narrative.
In today's changing media climate, however, digital influencers are beginning to counterweigh
traditional agenda-setters (Neuman et al., 2014; Shafer & Taddicken, 2015).
That's why the argument that Israel is going back to Africa to counterweigh
Europe - and France in particular, which is becoming more pro-Arab and Palestinian - is somewhat naive and doesn't take into account the complexity of foreign-policy issues.
It also occurs in other Latin American democracies such as Venezuela, Argentina, Ecuador, and Bolivia (Kitzberger, 2012; Waisbord, 2013), and in South Africa, whose media establishment behaves "in terms that liken it to an opposition political party" to counterweigh
the "absence of a significant opposition party to the ruling ANC" (Wasserman, 2010, p.