porousness


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In relation to the eggshell, nutrition affects its weight, thickness (Nakage, Cardozo, Pereira, Queiroz, & Boleli, 2002), porousness and conductance (Ar, Paganelli, Reeves, Greene, & Rahn, 1974; Nakage et al.
How far should we take the notion of porousness or continuum?
The performative commons, in contrast, acknowledges in its relative fluidity and porousness the diversity of peoples, ideologies, and systems inherent in Atlantic colonial formations, though it is also capable of disenfranchising or erasing undesirable groups and ideas.
Yet the struggle to control and to integrate, to make one's sense of self whole and autonomous is counteracted by the porousness of identities, the sense of interdependence of bodies, of interpenetration of lives.
Our focus on the ecology of mobility pays attention to porousness and exchange.
In addition to this temporal fluidity and porousness of classifications, we need a more interactive or circular concept of the flow of ideas between Africa and China.
But her displacement of the biological need for decontainment--the way in which her repression of this impulse became self-reflexive via the bodies of her spectators--radically undermined the historical artistic frame that so casually, and yet with such rigour, hermetically seals the porousness of the female form.
The broader shift towards disciplinarity and specialization to which Davy's utopia responded developed from an eighteenth-century institutional context that historians have taken to calling pre- or a-disciplinary for the degree of porousness inhering between types of knowledge, the specter of which during the nineteenth century fueled Davy's desire for syncretically organized sciences.
The more open, labile, and nonlinear experiences of identification theorized across this issue might be better understood by turning to various "alternative" forms of psychoanalytic theory and practice: queer theory's emphasis on polymorphous perversity and infantile sexuality, for example in the work of Leo Bersani; or various "post-Freudian" emphases on the porousness and plasticity of the subject, which we might find in the work of Nancy and Lacoue-Labarthe, but also Mikkel Borch-Jacobsen and Diane Davis; or in object relation theory's insistence on the centrality of relations to any account of the subject.
1) I add the caveat here that the title of this paper is a playful partial quotation and deliberate misappropriation of a series of Wallace's short fictions in his collection Brief Interviews With Hideous Men, all titled "Yet Another Example of the Porousness of Certain Borders" and all depicting, as Marshall Boswell explains, "situations in which levels of consciousness and/or representation begin to bleed into one another" (198).
Here, openness to tradition is openness to ourselves, to our porousness with regard to tradition and its effective influence on our orientations and assumptions.
Because of the porousness of Uganda-Rwanda border, smugglers bring into Uganda electronic gadgets covering mobile phones bulk into their homes in districts of Ntungamo and Isingiro then transport few pieces to the market to prevent detection, Banage further added.
The length and porousness of the border allows the Taliban and various militant groups to easily cross the border without detection at various points.
Such porousness has proved lucrative to those willing to take the risk, with inmates paying an average of $600 in ''courier fees'' for each illicit delivery.
Flexibility, dexterity, porousness and community curation all become keystones for the animated archive.