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intensely fashionable for a short time


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By contrast, Blackwood's found "the fashion of firing off sonnets at each other" that prevailed among the Cockney poets an irritating sign of their enslavement to mere urban faddishness.
Without this sense of connection to the people for whom his art is intended, without a sense of being a part of the world rather than removed from it, this artist allows his aesthetic to be shaped by faddishness, by a commercially-driven adherence to a literary movement, and by crass sales promotions.
The failure to constitutionalize the question of access to civil justice is not merely a want of generosity, faddishness, political correctness, or even compassion.
There seems no question that there is an element of faddishness underlying the proliferation of Zen terminology in today's business.
The reason for this popularity is that, throughout their sprawling, tumultuous history, state fairs have always reflected the basic elements of the national character: the strengths and weaknesses, the common sense and faddishness, the unities and discords that have long marked Americans' unique development as a culture.
Perhaps reflexivity could enter Burawoy's framework as an ideal for curbing pathologies--for mainstreamers to guard against insularity, for the critical camp to avoid dogmatism, for the policy-oriented to take heed of servility, and for public sociologists to beware the temptations of faddishness.
It is truly remarkable to see a once proud journalism school sink into faddishness under leadership that chases after ever new new thing .
10) Such mockery by both writers of the ephemerality and faddishness that print can foster--the almanac, the pamphlet attack, the scandal-mongering news brief, the esoteric treatise, the dubious travelogue, the outlandish autobiography--came to define the Scriblerian ethos.
In American education, the absence of any canon, coupled with the tendency to run after every shiny new idea, often leads to faddishness that slights the most disadvantaged students," former Clinton administration education adviser Andrew J.
He saw it as guided by popular opinion and faddishness rather than by what people really needed (according to his own judgment) to know: "Hastiness and superficiality are the psychic disease of the 20th century, and more than anywhere else this disease is reflected in the press.
Having formed a decade ago in Southampton as glam-rock reprobates, The Delays have forged a bond which trumps faddishness hands down.
Third, I have encountered too much faddishness that results in the quick dispensing of old theories instead of building on them.
ELAZAR, VIRGINIA GRAY & WYMAN SPANO, MINNESOTA POLITICS AND GOVERNMENT 49-53 (1999) (noting that while the percentage of Minnesotans who identified themselves as political liberals was often above the national average "by a considerable margin" from the early 1960s until the late 1980s, the state's personality is "essentially conservative" and the people are "frugal, disinclined to faddishness and outlandish behavior, taciturn, repelled by extravagance or waste, and leery of crazy new ideas"); Maeve Reston, Once Liberal, Minnesota Now Is Up for Grabs, PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE, Nov.
His inability to get his papers on monetary theory, business cycles and general equilibrium published in academic journals was not just because of the faddishness and exclusiveness of journal editors.