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Synonyms for discursive

Synonyms for discursive

Synonyms for discursive

proceeding to a conclusion by reason or argument rather than intuition


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(of e.g. speech and writing) tending to depart from the main point or cover a wide range of subjects

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The authors segment design into four categories: Commercial; Responsible; Experimental; Discursive.
This disruptive discursive strategy is manifest in the literature produced in the British imperial centre vis-a-vis its various colonies.
What impacts could discursive practice exert on the state and its citizens in China?
Stating that education, language has also been used by colonial powers to control 'others', he said the people at the helm of the affairs should adopt a discursive approach for molding the minds of the people on positive lines.
The discursive location of journalism carries its social legitimization in reporting facts and, in addition, plants itself under an imaginary and credibility relation with its audience.
On such an endeavour, a critical discursive social psychological approach (Bozatzis & Dragonas 2013; Tuffin 2005; Wetherell 1998) was considered appropriate.
In their study of the mutually reinforcing relationship between representative symbolism, gender and political power, The Symbolic Representation of Gender: A Discursive Approach, Emanuela Lombardo and Petra Meier (2014) interrogate the meaning and function of the symbolic representation of gender and its relationship for the reproduction of political authority and power.
These epic poems, odes, sonnets, and epistles differed from discursive texts-- historiography, homilies, philosophical treatises, laws, or everyday speech, etc.--in their use of language, namely in such deviations from everyday speech as verse, metre, rhyme, poetic diction with liberties in vocabulary (archaisms, for instance) and syntax (a freer order of words).
This perspective suggests that China's discursive power would increase along with its material capabilities.
Instead, disabled bodies are politically potent social and symbolic sites open to a variety of discursive representations.
English Language Teachers on the Discursive Faultlines: Identities, Ideologies and Pedagogies
I conclude that this discursive process is leading to the demise of Sydney's public housing estates.
If in language theory the notion of "norm" is now operational in particular due to Eugen Coserius 1952 Sistema, norma y habla, which defines, in the spirit of Louis Hjelmslev's conception, what is stable in speech by following previous models (Coseriu 1952), in connection with speech this notion is not yet visible and clear, although it goes without saying that this too is done in view of rules and the discursive diversification that occurs by updating differentiated norms.
The common element of contract might be seen as the existence of a special discursive commitment between the parties.