interestedness


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interestedness

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Curiosity about or attention to someone or something:
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Attitudes and actions toward persons positioned at or near the top of the hierarchy, and that constitute White racial privilege, include but are not limited to: feelings of comfort, interestedness, empathy, unwarranted and frequently self-endangering trust, feelings of concern and distress at real or imagined danger or injury to such persons, a sense of the greater value, greater relevance of their roles and contributions--a spectrum of psychological responses conditioned by hyper-attachment.
What does it mean have VCAE practice that is not predicated on identity, necessity, or interestedness so much as dis-identification, contingency, and disinterestedness?
Miandoab NY, Shahrakipour M, Zare S (2016) The study of relationship between the ethical climate and job interestedness.
15) And certainly Noir nonfiction generally--or the specific variant I have examined--cannot evade what Clifford calls "partiality": the incompleteness and interestedness inherent in any narrative mode (Clifford and Marcus 1986, 7).
Before the end of his first chapter, then, North renders his financial plot in realistic terms and advances a trenchant critique of the interestedness of that portion of society normally represented by his contemporaries as outside, above, or at worst only victimized by the frenzy of commercial speculation.
Ultimately, the British poet reveals his own positionality as a Western poet, deliberately and self-consciously participating in the ideology of discursive imperialism in order to expose the ideological interestedness that structures any representation of the Oriental other.
Wingfield further develops her line of emphasis on Scottish writers' awareness of the ideological interestedness of deployments of the Trojan legend in her fifth chapter, which concentrates on Gavin Douglas's Eneados (ca.
Not only are feminine novelists interested themselves, they are the cause of interestedness in others: in their fictions "the interest is the more intense" for male and female reader alike, and "You are more identified with the story, more immediately oppressed by the perplexities which arise; while, at the same time, they are associated with a less extensive range of interests" (Hutton, pp.
Its class interestedness notwithstanding, support for the idea of neoliberalism, what Jodi Dean calls the "fantasy of free trade," has proliferated in the public vernacular as well as in public policy (56).
The subject obeys, even prior to hearing, the command of the Other, transcending his interestedness, becoming consumed for-the-Other--truly, a disinterestedness.