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choose or elect as a fellow member or colleague

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neutralize or win over through assimilation into an established group

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appoint summarily or commandeer

take or assume for one's own use

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As a result, the analysis is limited by certain methodological practices that are co-optative.
However, a more serious problem arises when Khoury's text is read "as a metaphor for Arab reality" that "remains broken and fragmented" (131), giving credibility to Aseguinolaza's observations regarding the co-optative mechanism of the humanities.
It is a practice that is profoundly invested in the critique of coloniality/modernity and specifically attentive to subalternized knowledge; hence, border reading resists co-optative projection of global designs.