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v. di·chot·o·mized, di·chot·o·miz·ing, di·chot·o·miz·es
To separate into two parts or classifications.
To be or become divided into parts or branches; fork.

di·chot′o·mist (-mĭst) n.
di·chot′o·mi·za′tion (-mĭ-zā′shən) n.
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Rather than criticizing Euro-centric theories or deploying a dichotomist approach between the West and the East, we explicate the emerging cultural phenomenon through referring to theoretical discussions and conceptualizations among Asian cultural studies scholars.
The problem of imperialism versus nationalism is also a dichotomist confrontation that can be found in both stories.
Descartes, who is often identified as the originator of this dichotomist thinking, and his contemporary exponents of rationalism have till today, not successfully accounted for the gap between the thinking mind and the object of its thought.
I agree with Andre Gingrich whom analyzed this problem from a dichotomist point of view: identity/ alterity or difference.
The territorial bias and the conception of the great divide also lead to a dichotomist zero-sum assumption about the relations between globalization, the state, and the interstate system.
Their process of new nation building pursued under the dichotomist idea of 'civilization', the European population, their culture and progress, and 'barbarism', indigenous population and their related elements, was proposed in Facundo (1845) by Domingo Faustino Sarmiento.
As Benjamin (2004) explains with respect to the psychoanalytic relationship, a third dimension opens space beyond the power struggles of a more dualistic, dichotomist vision of disciplinary integration.
3) She further argues that such a dichotomist understanding is very much dominant in current international relations literature and provides us only a limited understanding of religion.
After evaluating the item, experts were able to recommend the inclusion of the item in the inventory using a dichotomist format of response YES/NO, and to estimate the general quality of the item using a Likert scale of five points (1 poor quality and 5 excellent quality).
Either they refer to a given case (see above mentioned alternatives) or they are the result of the kind wherein the problem is set on, or they refers to a dichotomy generated by a past event, dichotomist or binary variables, i.
The dichotomist designation is to emphasize the terms the debates--mistakenly--assumed.
Relevant shortcomings can found in a dichotomist approach (i.