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autonomy

Edited by Craig Calhoun

in Dictionary of the Social Sciences

Published in print January 2002 | ISBN: 9780195123715
Published online January 2002 | e-ISBN: 9780199891184
autonomy

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Self-rule or self-determination. In politics, autonomy generally refers to the right or ability of a group or institution to govern

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Subjects: Social Sciences

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