peripherality


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peripherality

(pəˌrɪfəˈrælɪtɪ)
n
the quality of being peripheral
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Before we reply in the affirmative, it is important to acknowledge that both economies do have common economic problems of a regional nature[3], for example, the perennial problem of peripherality.
For years the peripherality of prisons in the average lawyer's field of vision has been encouraged by a combination of courts unwilling to consider issues of law emanating from prisons, a lack of knowledge in the legal profession, and few decent legal texts on the topic.
Competitiveness has, however, often been defined in a limited sense, and usually in reference to problems of economic structure (such as an over-reliance on declining industries) or of geographical peripherality. Public intervention is generally justified because economic problems in lagging regions do not improve sufficiently quickly, because of market failures of various kinds.
In attempting to answer this, we assess how peripherality interacts with other determinants of Northern Ireland's competitive position.
Her peripherality does not relate to her lack of intelligence (the prototypical peripheral narrator being inferior to the grand man whose life he writes, a strategy that surfaces ironically even in "Bartleby the Scrivener") but$to her common sense and "normality" (representing the moral standards of the audience).
As the "center of gravity" of the Community moves eastward, the degree of peripherality of the northwestern regions seems set to increase.
A number of authors relate the economic peripherality of developing nations to repression.(64) Even if integration world markets is not correlated empirically with the rise of repressive regimes,(65) it nonetheless may involve limitations on the development of strong democracy.
The evidence reveals the increasing peripherality of the Quinte region vis-a-vis the urban-centered regions of Toronto, Hamilton and London.
Some analyses show the relative peripherality of regions in relation to the capital city and should be taken into account and that the accessibility assessment is intrinsically dependent on the size of the country (OIR, 2000).
Scholars of economics, politics, and environmental science explore eastern versus southern peripherality as an important issue for the European Union and European Monetary Union.
(16) The attention currently lavished on stalling growth in emerging markets is a sign of their importance for the global economy, not their peripherality. (17) Moreover, growth in emerging economies is expected to remain stronger than in high-income countries.
Extrametricality obeys the Peripherality Condition which states that a constituent might be rendered extrametrical only if it is at a designated edge (left or right) of its domain.