Disrupture

Dis`rup´ture


n.1.Disruption.
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Writing from the revisionist position that the long 19th-century witnessed continuity as well as disrupture in religion, poetry, and the relationship between them, Hurley assays the ways in which five poets of the period conceived and practiced faith in their work.
More recent studies on migration, exile, and return have, however, found that rather than being a condition characterized by discontinuity and disrupture, exile is a state of biculturalism in which continued attachment to original culture and loyalties to host country/ies coexist (Askland 2007; Wise 2006).
This is why Fukuyama noted that "the great disrupture threw even the nuclear family into a prolonged decline and thus endangered the main function of the family: reproduction".
By relating indigenous (hi)stories in the deeply transforming ways of oral storytelling, Conley offers a strong corrective tribal voice that "speaks" the Cherokee people's true story of past cultural, tribal, and regional disrupture and dislocation.
The piles of rock on each hand, but particularly on the Shenandoah, the evident marks of their disrupture and avulsion from their beds by the most powerful agents of nature, corroborate the impression.
It states that an opening or disrupture in the traditional heritage of faculty/student hierarchy, an opening which reinvigorated the university, allowed for a profound discussion about language use by African American students.
if the union disrupture rate (q) is low: if an union is not likely to be disrupted, its insurance property makes the present offer more attractive.
The propriety of these encounters lies in the fact that they are susceptible to being publicized without provoking any social disrupture.
Aside from an early chapter on Boston, Conner concentrates with scholarly diligence on New York City in a study inevitably marked, as she ruefully admits, "with rifts: disrupture, counter-evidence, roughness.
energy of disrupture (area under stress-strain curve);
For the true strength of The Birth of Insight is that it goes beyond the abstruse world of Abhidhamma philosophy by demonstrating the manner through which the intellectual practices of the pre-modern Buddhist world endured through the disruptures of the colonial period to forge an appealing and ultimately, influential form of modern Buddhism.