imbrication


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Synonyms for imbrication

covering with a design in which one element covers a part of another (as with tiles or shingles)

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In sum, the imbrication of music and war is a dynamic process that alters the nature and understanding of both categories.
This chapter thus importantly shows the imbrication of gender and national identity, though it perhaps could problematize this relationship more than it does.
Animal evinced pain on palpating the left stifle joint and positive for the cranial drawer sign test and anterior tibial thrust which was suggestive of cranial cruciate ligament rupture, accordingly surgical stabilisation using both medial and lateral retinacular imbrication technique was planned.
Chapter 3, on "conversation," uses Thomas Kyd's comments about his papers getting "shuffled" with those of Christopher Marlowe to question our larger understanding of Marlowe's "conversation," which term Masten philologically links to the broader notion of Marlowe's "imbrication" within his own culture.
As she explains, "I am less concerned to pursue the significance in demographic terms, and more concerned to inquire into the politics of knowledge with respect of connections between Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Americas that were critical to the imbrication of liberal freedom with the rise of a global capitalist system" (37).
Over the course of the study, the author attends, rather, to "the imbrication of the personal and the political in Toibin's canon," which she traces to "a variety of specific factors that shape and inform his work," including "the influence of Toibin's personal, family history on his writing; the effect of place and local narratives on his worldview; the relationship of Irish politics and social mores to the construction of the Irish citizen; and, finally, the impact of cultural memory and political trauma in shaping both communal and individual narratives of culture, history, and subjectivity" (5).
In this contribution, the author uses racial imbrication as a framework for reading this archive of little-known Puerto Rican, African American, and white American radicals and progressives, both on the island and the continental United States.
Talbot's secular martyrdom reads quite differently, he shows, once we recognize its imbrication with Catholic devotional practices that had been subject to attack and reform in Elizabethan England.
Whereas other contributions challenge the conventional notion of modernity by emphasising the close imbrication between the modern and traditional, this piece complicates this relationship even further by hinting on differences it might make when aspects of gender and class, and also ethnicity and mass consumption, are factored in.
Nonetheless, once established, over millennia the dynamical imbrication between the constitutive and agential dimensions brings a third, historical dimension into play as "the evolutionary process of accumulation and preservation" leaves a visible mark on surviving organisms.
But this well-known narrative device of Dickens gains a much wider implication in terms of its imbrication in modernity through being embedded within Benjamin's theoretical models.
Martini seems reluctant to make explicit the imbrication of politics and science that his narrative indicates (despite useful endnotes that point readers in more helpful directions).
In explicating this socially oriented media theory, Couldry aims to provide readers with a conceptual tool kit for analyzing media's imbrication in social space.