If, however, we consider the cultural politics of midcentury Mexico, Higashi's keen observations undoubtedly lead us back to dialecticism
. That is, as the 'nana' and the 'nina face each other, the drawing tasks us to think through: To what extent can these two representatives of their respective communities identity with each other?
The tensions evident in the use of material practices within the public realm to mitigate against security-treat provides a prescient illustration of a growing contemporary dialecticism
between the maintenance of societal freedoms and the embedding of resilience against potential terrorist attack within the urban fabric (Coaffee, 2009a, 2009b; Coaffee and Murakami Wood, 2006).
Although today feng shui tends to be simply regarded as superstition, it is crucial to recognize that the ideological foundation of this concept is the indigenous dialecticism
of traditional Chinese philosophies, in which everything is considered to be dynamically connected, negating the mutual exclusiveness between subject and object (Chen, 2007).
In my opinion, these contradictions display little of the poetic dialecticism
of Leaves of Grass.
A particularly European spirit of debate, dialogue, and dialecticism
pervades this Italianist thesis as well as the Dahlhausian caveat that follows: "[t]he task of reconsidering relationships between the aesthetic and historical substance of works of music" can be as valuable in enabling new perspectives today as it is fraught with drawbacks (p.
He has incorporated Marxist dialecticism
into his theorizing.
and the Co-occurrence of Positive Emotions across Cultures," Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology 41(1): 109-115.