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Definition of the noun Deterritorialization

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  1. The eradication of social, political, or cultural practices from their native places and populations


Deterritorialization is a concept created by Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari in Anti-Oedipus, which, in accordance to Deleuze's desire and philosophy, quickly became used by others, for example in anthropology, and transformed in this reappropriation. Deleuze and Guattari encouraged this use of their concepts in other senses than that they were "originally created for", since they did not believe in this conception of an "original sense", which could be related to phenomenology. Deleuze said, for example, that the people who had best understood the Anti-Oedipus were persons that were neither philosophers nor psychoanalysts. He particularly liked a letter sent to him by an origami-maker, who had seen new inspiration in the book Le Pli.

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Google previewSensation, Contemporary Poetry and Deleuze (2010)

Transformative Intensities by Jon Clay

This is all before giving consideration to the properly aesthetic dimensions of the text, although such deterritorialization is an essentially aesthetic response to conceptual problems raised by the complexity ofreference or articulation provided ...

Google previewOne Land, Two States (2014)

Israel and Palestine as Parallel States by Mark LeVine, Mathias Mossberg

Rather, a deterritorialization means that the basic concerns of the two sides are met without territory as the defining element of the solution or of the relationship between the individual citizen and each of the states.1 When we look at the history ...

Google previewMagical Realism and Deleuze (2011)

The Indiscernibility of Difference in Postcolonial Literature by Eva Aldea

Indeed, while absolute deterritorialization means an insight into the ontological conditions of territory, it also means achieving an 'irreducible viewpoint' without any territory. The premises upon which the above reading of the magic in magical ...

Google previewThe Brain Is the Screen (2000)

Deleuze and the Philosophy of Cinema by Gregory Flaxman

The modern cinema is thus the avatar of an "ethico-aesthetic" experiment, for deterritorialization means this: the annihilation of transcendental underpinnings, of any sense of preexistent structure.” This separation of life from ground ("the ...

Google previewCheap? (2006)

The Real Cost of Living in a Low Price, Low Wage World by David Bosshart

Deterritorialization means the intensification of competition. Shrinking populations in the First World - demographic time bombs With the exception of the United States of America, we in the richer countries are facing the grave phenomenon of ...

Google previewThe Ethnic Eye

Latino Media Arts by Chon A. Noriega, Ana M. López

As mentioned earlier, deterritorialization is that moment in which the State abstractly authorizes the eradication of members or sectors of its own constitutive populace. The State as the guarantor of social relations fails as protector and mediator ...

Google previewPublic Administration in Perspective

by David John Farmer

Deterritorialization means removal of the disciplinary boundary limits that are currently imposed on professional public administration thinking. A post-structural alternative could be to encourage, for example, the study of governance. It is worth ...

Google previewThe Multivoiced Body (2013)

Society and Communication in the Age of Diversity by Fred J. Evans

In addition, the priority of absolute deterritorialization means that the event in question is always already going beyond itself, is already the becoming of another assemblage. An event, then, plays a role ...

Google previewThe Language of Public Administration (1995)

Bureaucracy, Modernity, and Postmodernity by David John Farmer

As explained more fully later, deterritorialization means removal of the coding or grid that is imposed on the study of issues and situations by the way that thinking is conducted and the way that the business of thinking is structured.

Google previewThe Languages of Civil Society (2006)

by Peter Wagner

Deterritorialization means that territorial locations, distance, borders, and so on, no longer have a determining influence. 'In global space, "place" is not territorially fixed, territorial distance is covered in effectively no time, and territorial frontiers ...

Google previewDictionary of Globalization (2006)

by Andrew Jones

deterritorialization 62 DETERRITORIALIZATION The concept most commonly used to refer to the process by which there is a loss of the 'natural' relation of culture to geographical and social territories. John Tomlinson argues that the complex ...

Google previewInternational Encyclopedia of Political Science (2011)

by Bertrand Badie, Dirk Berg-Schlosser, Leonardo Morlino

In a distinctive formulation, that of Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari, the term deterritorialization has been used to refer to the breakdown of territorial organization. Epistemologically juxtaposing “state philosophy” with “nomad thought,” Deleuze ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Human Geography (2011)

by Derek Gregory, Ron Johnston, Geraldine Pratt, Michael Watts, Sarah Whatmore

On the contrary, deterritorialization signifies a growing tendency ...

Google previewStanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy

by Stanford Encyclopedia

Deterritorialization and the expansion of interconnectedness are intimately tied to the acceleration of social life, while social acceleration itself takes many different forms (Eriksen, 2001). Here as well, we can easily see why globalization is ...

Google previewRoutledge Encyclopedia of International Political Economy: Entries A-F (2001)

by R. J. Barry Jones

'Deterritorialization' refers to the erosion of the territorial NATION-STATE as the dominant spatial and analytic unit of...

Much of this early discussion of deterritorialization focused on the rise of MULTINATIONAL CORPORATIONS ( MNCs).

Google previewRoutledge Encyclopaedia of International Political (2002)

by R. J. Barry Jones

`Deterritorialization' refers to the erosion of the territorial nation-state as the dominant spatial and analytic unit of international...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Case Study Research (2010)

L - Z; Index by Albert J. Mills, Gabrielle Durepos, Elden Wiebe

Consideration of signification leads to the idea of the territorializa- tion and deterritorialization of the sign, which is illustrated by the case of capital. Originally , trade was a direct exchange of one good for another, which came to be replaced by ...

Google previewThe Oxford Encyclopedia of American Social History (2012)

by Lynn Dumenil

The deterritorialization of work ended the concentration of ...

Google previewCompanion Encyclopaedia of Middle Eastern and North African Film (2003)

by Oliver Leaman

Onereason may be soughtin the ameliorativeeffectsof humourin assuaging the pain ofexilicloss and deterritorialization.

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