Frampton gives each of his New York sites a linguistic equivalent, decontextualizing
and ordering it as a letter of the alphabet.
For his part, Media Officer of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine - General Command, Anwar Raja, said that the Palestinian Cause is suffering from attempts of decontextualizing
and obliterating its historical and genuine essence throughout generations after over 65 years of sacrifices.
However, the arguments he has put forth to support his stance may be compelling only within a Western cultural perspective that favors decontextualizing
an object from the field.
entails a threefold change of perspective:
73), as well as opaque abstraction exemplified by Russell's bare suggestion that a motif becomes emblematic "by the decontextualizing
fragmentation that permits a recontextualizing" (p.
As such, they are particularly useful for introductory courses in which the context of the texts is being established or a graduate seminar in which the basic issues of Latin American Studies are being defined: such courses have become increasingly important, both for the insertion of students into particular academic and ideological frameworks and as an alternative to courses on "critical concepts" or "literary theory," which have always had the problem of decontextualizing
Latin American culture and subsuming it under more important, "internationalist" perspectives (not that there isn't still a lot of this, in the way in which Latin American literature in translation is viewed by the popular press and used in English-language classrooms).
Antagonistic power relations between children and parents are, after all, also part of a specific discursive regime with similar decontextualizing
and naturalizing aspects.
We "regard uncertainty (fate) / as potentially a purveyor of pain," then learn that pain has "enormous decontextualizing
On the whole, social historians are careful to avoid decontextualizing
the life of the mind and culture from the larger structures of which they were a part.
Although progress is shown on the level of the development of knowledge, in that the objects and their relationships become more meaningful, there are still many difficulties in decontextualizing
the activities and in the development of a functional language, necessary for the passage from pragmatic to intellectual tools.
It also satisfies his penchant for decontextualizing
the texts he teaches and writes about; he admits to being miffed when he had "to contend with helpful teaching assistants who ran off copies of 'On My First Son' for the students" in his introductory classes at Berkeley, "to get .
The collection concludes with the author tracing the ways in which the humanities in the middle part of this century cut their ties with Clio by internalizing and decontextualizing
their inquiries (228).