Related to Subordinacy: subordination


n.1.The quality or state of being subordinate, or subject to control; subordination, as, to bring the imagination to act in subordinacy to reason.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Caminker, State Sovereignty and Subordinacy. 95 colum.
Caminker, State Sovereignty and Subordinacy: May Congress Commandeer State Officers to Implement Federal Law?, 95 Colum.
Burnell and Calvert tend to argue the equilibrium of competitive democratic forces and polarizing the "dominance and subordinacy in social life" (Burnell, Calvert, 2004: 16-17).
In short, the spectacle of Ethiopia directed the public's attention elsewhere while concealing a class-based policy aimed at preserving the subordinacy of the lower-class.
(1965), The Dynamics of Subordinacy, Harvard Business Review, May-Jun 1965.
Aronowitz and Giroux (1993) note power is usually defined as a negative force and recognized in contexts where it is claimed to "reproduce relations of domination and subordinacy" (p.
This does not mean that 'race' is any socially 'less real', for as the tragic history of South Africa indicates in a more extreme form than in virtually any other country, socially imposed restrictions on the grounds of legal or social definitions can be the foundation for the denial of all human rights, the prescription of subordinacy and, not least, the infliction of poverty.
Not surprisingly, then, what became the core of the earliest social formations moving humanity toward the state were whole (small) societies: communities (or alliances of such) whose widening success in war after war ultimately enabled them to reduce their nearest neighbors to a permanent subordinacy, requiring of them regular transfers of goods and, in the event of further wars, of men and supplies.
Moreover, the partial subordinacy of states in a federal system means that instructions to the state government come from two different constitutions, state and national, and by implication from two different polities, also state and national.
For example, the Bowsy Murray, local hero, is here described by Higgins with irony and humor: "The act of throwing a stumpy-booted and gaitered leg athwart the low saddle was a grave gesture both ceremonial and heraldic, man and machine (wrapped in symbolic flame, suggesting Mercury) emblazoned on some obscure escutcheon invoking Subordinacy, Humility, Obeisance, Homage, Destiny, Victualler!" (Donkey's Years 47).
(16) Various virtues like punctuality, piety, and subordinacy to authority are emphasized in other passages.
There is almost always the possibility of command subordinacy or work relations between commanders, it is frequently real and if judges such as these are disqualified due to objections on the grounds of a suspicion of institutional bias, the foundation of the entire system would falter.