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Disjunctures are described by David Held as occurring "between the idea of the state as in principle capable of determining its own future," on the one hand, and, on the other, "the world economy, international organizations, regional and global institutions, international law, and military alliances, which operate to shape and constrain the options of individual nation-states.
Indeed, the theory of the beautiful and the sublime, with its dialectic of order and chaos seems peculiarly apt as a way of describing the disjunctures of the experience of modernity.
Historical writings on child care, she points out, are characterized by curious disjunctures.
Janovy is also unique in that unlike most nature essayists, whose writing styles are usually characterized by eccentric narrators and radical disjunctures, he has developed a "quiet style," a sort of literary equivalent of the proverbial still waters that hide a true power and complexity.
Wartime disjunctures from "normality" aptly illustrate the intertwining, ubiquitous attitudes to welfare provision driven by such masculine self-portraiture.
Such details would also help the reader to better sense where disjunctures are within the community, as well as shared beliefs.
Apparently, some of Our Top Education Researchers had concluded that learning disabilities were brought on by disjunctures between the brain hemispheres.
Researchers have reported similar disjunctures in other optical illusions (SN: 2/14/98, p.
In Part I, Peletz provides historicity to the study of gender in matrilineal society (of which the community he lived in Negeri Sembilan is one), analyzing systems of prestige, marriage, kinship, and political organization to demonstrate the Bourdieuian disjunctures in 'official' and 'practical' representations of kinship from the 19th century up to the present.
The Great Gatsby highlights the disjunctures of the writer-reader interaction through a recurrent focus on the direct contact and personal exchange of face-to-face narration.
Political disjunctures impeded what the authors construed as an impressive movement toward greater social integration.
Beyond analyzing his columns for the Buffalo Express, Steinbrink sensitizes us to their disjunctures as well as links with the parallel, national-scaled career that started to surge.
History of the literary cultures of East-Central Europe; junctures and disjunctures in the 19th and 20th centuries; v.
In this community, it is not necessarily understandings of 'health' that diverge from what appears to be a miscommunication between Aboriginal patients and health care professionals; disjunctures can emerge from expectations of treatment regimes.
Paradoxically, however, it is in the disjunctures between Nepaliand English-language lyrics, and the disjunctures between Nepali and "Western" images, that nepalipan appears most forcefully.