But more recently, psychologists themselves have been taken to task for assuming that all decisions are "choices" that are "given" in a bounded space and time, such as making an investment or ordering dinner at a restaurant.
The strength of this book is its extensive and careful documentation, from multiple perspectives, of old-time fiddling in one bounded space. Without justifying the use of this particular political boundary, Cauthen demonstrates the need for its flexibility by discussing events outside the state (particularly close by, in Georgia and Florida) that were important for fiddlers from Alabama.
Professor Kojiro Yuichiro(2) further suggested that the centre of a Japanese town does not lie in a clearly bounded space, but rather in a linear time-oriented axis stretching from the mountain shrine, through the village shrine to the field shrine.(3)
Within this bounded space, they can transgress safely, loosening the dominant culture's constraints like an overtight necktie, and adapt a peripheral culture's imagined exoticism to their own emotional needs.