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This approach legitimizes the regime's domestic oppression and hold on power.
IHS says Zynga's success legitimizes these models for revenue as well.
"If won, I will form a people's friendly government that will be able to legitimize the continued presence of the foreign troops in the country," Yasini hoped.
What I would like to suggest tonight is that as science legitimized religious and scholarly orders--as it is today legitimizing republican orders and history--it too can legitimize world history, and in a way which makes our sometimes murky future in the field clearer.
His Fidesz party said that police, who shot rubber bullets and tear gas at the protesters, had used "brutal and inexplicable force." Amid a string of inflammatory remarks, Orban said in September that a conservative win in local elections "would legitimize an assault against the government."
However, both sides understand that to legitimize their positions, they must adhere to the dominant political ideology, i.e., the regulative discourse--Chinese socialist characteristics.
With Mendieta and Schneemann, it became clear how women artists challenged cultural conditioning and attempted to legitimize their bodies on their own terms; how issues of privacy and intimacy were trespassed as artists like Krystufek transformed the way female identity and sexuality are addressed; and then, as a reminder, how literal, basic, and almost primitive the gestures of certain artists were in the early days, as with Export.
In Germany and other EU member states, companies have found it easier to legitimize their whistleblower systems by first reaching agreements with works councils, and courts and legal commentators have not questioned the legitimacy of such agreements.
Although the American Medical Association denounced homeopathic practitioners, Copeland's bill to legitimize homeopathic medicine passed Congress in 1935, and the federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act of 1938 acknowledged the practice.
In examining the Delta during the Depression, Woodruff notes that New Deal agricultural policies not only saved the plantation economy, but also allowed planters to legitimize their exploitative labor practices.
Regardless of how much spin we employ to legitimize it, war is hell and so is hunting.
According to a recent edition of USA Today, in a typical display of media disinformation, the homosexual effort to legitimize homosexual "marriage" has "had more to do with happenstance than coordinated strategy." Contrary to that, as the 1972 "Gay Rights Platform" clearly shows, the effort, in fact, has been long in the making.
One crucial role of the teacher of citizenship education is to facilitate and help legitimize the "pupils' voice" in the classroom.
Chapter 2 provides historical background for understanding the forces that helped legitimize the "decentralized" cities of the mid- to late twentieth century.
This is not to deny Lutyens his aesthetic preferences, but it is to point out that preferences cannot legitimize or wipe out a record of nescience and disdain, and of taking the credit without taking any of the blame.' While cataloguing the arrogance and racism of Lutyens, Baker and their contemporaries, Nath demonstrates a subtle historical understanding of their achievement.