critical analysis

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Noun1.critical analysis - an appraisal based on careful analytical evaluation
appraisal, assessment - the classification of someone or something with respect to its worth
criticism, critique - a serious examination and judgment of something; "constructive criticism is always appreciated"
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We can appreciate Aristotle's critical analysis of constitutions, but find it hard to take seriously his advice to the legislator.
So in this great society wide lying around us, a critical analysis would find very few spontaneous actions.
Discourse and Democracy: Critical Analysis of the Language of Government
ISLAMABAD, July 17, 2011 (Balochistan Times): Participants in an interactive workshop on Saturday urged for a critical analysis of water management in the country and the causes that have increased the current water crisis.
New Delhi, May 8 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday said that there is a need for a critical analysis of the works of Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore to understand the relevance of his ideologies.
The Politics of Jesus gives much-needed critical analysis to an overriding political voice that Hendricks shows to be anything but Christ-like.
Providing an honest assessment is never easy, but without critical analysis, we are only spinning our wheels.
95), and it's no wonder: it documents all major American and foreign films released in the prior year of its publication, including film credits, biographical notes, photos, and critical analysis.
Satanic Killings is very strongly recommended for both its insightfully critical analysis of the twisted minds behind modern day occult and Satanic murders.
Brasch is an informative and critical analysis of the inefficiency and ineptitude of the American government's response to the natural disaster and consequent widespread tragedy of hurricane Katrina.
Knowledge management and higher education; a critical analysis.
Strategic leader is a widely used term in the business community for top executives who are known for their critical analysis, creative thinking, decision making, and planning skills," said the general.