amateurship

amateurship

(ˈæmətəˌʃɪp)
n
the nature of an amateur
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Furthermore, far from being an autonomous variety of information open to amateurship, environmental information is a professional brand sharing the precise characteristics of information in general.
He met many setbacks, as he pondered why the very democratic institutions he promoted decided to curtail freedom: the promotion of professional sport by assemblies of students against his own ideal of amateurship; the decision by his colleagues at Brown to enlist campuses in "military preparedness" during World War I; and the opinion of the closest of his colleagues that Communist propaganda and extreme right opinions had no place ma free public world and their subsequent failure to defend from imprisonment citizens who refused to answer the questions of the House Un-American Activities Committee.