sovereigntist


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sovereigntist

(ˈsɒvrəntɪst)
(in Canada) n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a supporter of sovereignty association
adj
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) supporting sovereignty association
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(24) Europe's crisis heightens anti-Turkish prejudice, just as sovereigntist, anti-immigration, and anti-Islam parties gain political influence.
But that tradition cannot fairly be described as a sovereigntist or nationalist one.
Firstly, greater assertiveness on the part of states with a sovereigntist or transactional approach carries risks for areas of the law associated with progressive liberal values - for example, sexual and reproductive rights.
"Our electoral approach is to try to re-confirm the sovereigntist majority of the past two years in Parliament," said Jordi Xucla, a Junts per Catalunya spokesman.
I am more inclined to agree with those who argue that the formula allowed maximum flexibility for any future sovereigntist government, perhaps even to the extent that it could become largely de facto independent, if not independent in law.
"The UK's departure is essentially motivated by sovereigntist concerns.
But what was Canadian political economy but an institutionalized version of the scientific intellectual movement of Marxism and New Left radicalism that swept through the Canadian intellectual environment in both English Canada and Quebec (there in dialogue with a scientific intellectual movement in French represented by the sovereigntist movement itself)?
There is still the sovereigntist provincial party Parti Quebecois, but it has mostly been out of power during the last 20 years.
He is not a saviour who will rekindle passion for the sovereigntist project; on the contrary, he is someone who knew how to articulate and dictate the only possible way out of the PQ's political stalemate.
The party will rule in coalition with the small centre-right and sovereigntist To Potami Party.
This approach to investment arbitration is fiercely opposed by persons espousing the "sovereigntist" perspective, which "doubt[s] the inherent desirability of free global markets and internationalized regulation" and instead emphasizes "the values of nationalism, state sovereignty, and the need to protect the internal domain of states, their domestic policies and culture." (281) Proponents of this position consider the existence of an international regulatory regime as much more doubtful and, to the extent such a regime exists, much more limited in scope, given that the investment arbitration regime is not meant to protect every type of economic transaction that could possibly arise.
Forty-eight hours after a sovereigntist win, Parizeau would table a formal motion in Quebec's National Assembly that would confirm the fact that a majority of Quebeckers wished to separate.