retentionist


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retentionist

(rɪˈtɛnʃənɪst)
n
a person who advocates the retention of something, esp capital punishment
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Death penalty retentionist deterrent hypothesis is discarded a long time ago.
2015) (providing a comprehensive survey of retentionist and abolitionist countries).
(26) Abolitionist and Retentionist Countries, DEATH PENALTY INFO.
Several regions remain as concentrations of retentionist countries.
Those values strongly suggest that increasing national concentration is not simply happening because fewer states retain capital punishment, but because such practice is concentrating even within retentionist states.
UK museums receive much of Conaty and Janes' fire at the outset; they are lumped together as universalist and retentionist, despite examples of UK museums attempting to create relationships through repatriation and collections access.
Six states abolished between 2005 and 2015, and they are included among the retentionist states here.
(74) These guidance notes underscored the Conference of European Ministers of Justice's statement of May 1980, which highlighted that in many CE member states the abolition of the death penalty had not resulted in "any negative consequences in the field of criminal policy." (75) AI's guidance notes also underscored a resolution the European Parliament had adopted in January 1986, calling on retentionist states in the European Community--which were also CE members--to accede to Protocol No.
They are of the opinion that nationalist retentionist cultural property laws while nationalising heritage, fail to protect them and thereby prevent a situation where the world's diverse cultures may be appreciated, understood and cared for by other people who see themselves as stakeholders in protecting heritage.
Empirical data regarding the use of shock punishment shows a robust correlation between its use and the political freedom (and therefore legitimacy) of retentionist States.
Following a rather 'retentionist' position (see, among others, Meillet 1921, Field 2002), we believe that, since the two linguistic systems, Greek and Romance, are not fully compatible on the nominal inflectional level, the reanalysis of borrowed nouns occurs at a second stage, that is, after nouns enter the recipient system as items with no structure.