[ ri-strik-shuh-niz-uh m ]
/ rɪˈstrɪk ʃəˌnɪz əm /
a policy, especially by a national government or legislative body, of enacting restrictions on the amount of imported goods, immigration, etc.
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OTHER WORDS FROM restrictionismre·stric·tion·ist, noun
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By then, Wilson had been elected governor and morphed into a restrictionist.Careful What You Wish For: Here’s What California Would Look Like Without Illegal Immigrants|Ruben Navarrette Jr.|September 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For all those reasons, I lean toward a skeptical and restrictionist view.