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Definition of the noun territorialization

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noun - plural: territorializations

  1. the act of organizing as a territory
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • alternative spelling: territorialisation
    • more generic words: organisation / organization = the activity or result of distributing or disposing persons or things properly or methodically

Alternative definition of the noun territorialization


  1. The process of territorializing.

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Google previewTerms of Play (2013)

Essays on Words That Matter in Videogame Theory by Zach Waggoner

Territorialization is a process “that increases the internal homogeneity of the assemblage” (Intensive 42). Territorialization refers to activities that try to keep components in an assemblage in a given configuration (e.g. maintain internal homogeneity) whereas...

Google previewOrganic Synthesis with Palladium Compounds (1980)

by Jiro Tsuji

Territorialization is the dynamic by which the rhizome grows, incorporates, ubiquitously spreads, and mutates: A multiplicity has neither subject nor object, only determinations, magnitudes, and dimensions that cannot increase in number ...

Google previewLeviathan Undone? (2010)

Towards a Political Economy of Scale by Roger Keil, Rianne Mahon

Thus, territorialization refers to the segmentation and enclosure of social relations into relatively bounded, demarcated political units and/ or the attempted reorganization of such units. It is a special case of the ordering of relations among ...

Google previewMaking Sense (2014)

Art Practice and Transformative Therapeutics by Lorna Collins

Deleuze and Guattari describe this event in A Thousand Plateaus: Territorialization is an act of rhythm that has become expressive, or of milieu components that have become qualitative. The marking of a territory is dimensional, but it is not a ...

Google previewSpace in Theory (2009)

Kristeva, Foucault, Deleuze by Russell West-Pavlov

Territorialization is a process, and what results never loses its processual quality. It is for this reason that Deleuze and Guattari often avoid the use of the word “ territory”, preferring instead “territoriality” as a noun suggesting a quality rather than ...

Google previewDeleuze and Geophilosophy (2004)

A Guide and Glossary by Mark Bonta, John Protevi

CODING: the process of ordering matter as it is drawn into a body; by contrast, territorialization is the ordering of those bodies in assemblages. In milieus, codes are the 'periodic repetition' of elements, the characteristic vibration or block of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Governance (2006)

by Mark Bevir

The closely related term territorialization can be defined as processes that foster territoriality in particular circumstances, usually through the assertion or material creation of linkages between particular social identities or activities and specific ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Social Theory (2012)

by Austin Harrington, Barbara L. Marshall, Hans-Peter Müller

The result was the territorialization of currencies along national lines. But it was not simply that states made possible the proliferation of paper currencies, but that these territorialized currencies in turn reinforced and legitimated the authority of ...

Google previewEthnic American Literature: An Encyclopedia for Students (2015)

by Emmanuel S. Nelson

Territorialization by the United States impacted the concept of “Hawaiian,” which made for an awkward transition for literary studies that has utilized such terms as “indigenous,” “local,” and “regional.” This awkwardness produces much anxiety ...

Google previewInternational Encyclopedia of Political Science (2011)

by Bertrand Badie, Dirk Berg-Schlosser, Leonardo Morlino

The territorialization of minority nations also risks reducing the crosscutting interactions between the majority nation and the minority one. Giving some form of selfgovernment to a minority nation holds the potential to polarize politics at the ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Human Rights (2014)

by Jacques Fomerand

At the same time, because globalization entails a large degree of de- territorialization of social activities, it has facilitated the emergence of cosmopolitan transnational movements networks operating in an increasingly cosmopolitan and ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Scandinavian Cinema (2012)

by John Sundholm, Isak Thorsen, Lars Gustaf Andersson, Olof Hedling, Gunnar Iversen, Birgir Thor Møller

Acting as a coproducing entity and using territorialization clauses to secure productions, since 1997, the organization has been able to attract approximately 200 feature films, numerous.

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Scrabble value of T1E1R1R1I1T1O1R1I1A1L1I1Z10A1T1I1O1N1

The value of this 18-letter word is 27 points. Since it has more than 15 letters, it can be played on Super Scrabble board only.

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