meridionality

meridionality

(məˌrɪdɪənˈælɪtɪ)
n
the quality or state of being on the meridian
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More importantly, in his integration of Italian political and cultural history within a global context, Gramsci's work, especially through Pasolini, facilitates the drawing of numerous connections between class inequality and social immobility, but also racial, ethnic, geographic, linguistic factors, as well as questions of gender and sexuality that, by now, have become virtually inseparable from issues pertaining to Italian and global meridionality, especially as articulated by thinkers such as Franco Cassano (1996) and Giuseppe Goffredo (2000), in whose work Pasolini remains a unavoidable point of reference.
Variations at decadal to centennial time scales in major circulation features such as ENSO activity and the meridionality of regional air flow at high latitudes, as well as changes in the degree of coupling of these features, are important influences on climate and fire regimes of northern Patagonia.