occidentalize


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Synonyms for occidentalize

make western in character

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The single-pointed focus on "choice" occidentalizes Indian surrogacy work.
This dynamic is accompanied by, although not directly translated into, the tensions between the modern and the traditional (emphasizing, of course, the typically modern uses of the traditional, to paraphrase Anthony Giddens), the cosmopolitan and the provincial, the urban and the "epic-rural." Edward Said's concept of Orientalism, as Maria Todorova, Milica Bakic-Hayden, and Dusan Bjelic explain, cannot be easily translated to the Balkan context, where each ethnic group selectively "'orientalizes" or "occidentalizes" others and, when suited, self-exoticizes its own heritage (Bjelic, 1-19).