n.1.The condition, character, or practice of an impostor.
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Overcoming impostorship, cultural suicide, and lost innocence: Implications for teaching critical thinking in the community college.
The main response to Uspenskii's article on pretenders has focused on his expansion of the concept of samozvancheswo to include not only impostorship but also phenomena such as "playing at tsar." Ernest A.
Nevertheless, it does remain a valid question whether there may not be a spectrum within the phenomenon of samozvanchestvo, interpreted broadly as "playing at tsar," that ranges from politically dangerous impostorship, such as that of the First False Dmitrii and Pugachev, through carnival kings to children's games.
On impostorship, cultural suicide, and other dangers: Now nurses learn critical thinking.
Impostorship, uncertain identity, multiple portrayals: these themes run throughout her work.
Using Brookfield's (1993) definition of professional "impostorship," impostorship in educational administration will not sell in the face of increasing public demands, scrutiny, and alternatives to public schooling.