For example, Paget seems to decontextualize
naively NSA-CIA actions in relationship to the military-force side of Pax Americana.
Because the discursive and nondiscursive symbols of a tradition are dependent of the context in which they are used, an attempt to decontextualize
individual elements of the tradition is bound to distort it.
Where the Euro-American mind will decontextualize
information for analysis, the Native mind contextualizes for synthesis, with the view that nothing exists in a vacuum, and that there is more to every situation than the event itself.
with its source, a panel in a 1962 comic book called All-American Men of War, reveals how Lichtenstein removed the landscape in the original panel to decontextualize
the scene and draw it closer to the viewer.
While periods exist when the breadth of glaciated areas may exceed those of past cooler periods, climate sceptics decontextualize
this information to combat climate change.
We perhaps tend to decontextualize
print culture and to discuss it within our own circles.
Sometimes it is the juxtaposition of sites/objects of 4th- to 6th-century date within the same area, or even much later evidence back-projected, but this serves only to decontextualize
each type of evidence and to shoe-horn it into a predetermined scheme.
In order to avoid being stifled within Hegel's totalistic system, Bencivenga urges, we must do such allegedly un-Hegelian things as abstract, decontextualize
, sever, and play, for "such is the freedom that matters" (p.
Of cose, Guba has also noted that qualitative researchers are not smayed by this situation since they expect indeterminacy fm the real, constructed world (including the quantitative wod), and they are deeply suspicious of any criteria which opere to fragment, narrow, and/or decontextualize
the study of thisorld.
Further, with specific reference to youth crime, I wish to suggest that the primary effect of media and official accounts of youth crime is to decontextualize
the act for public consumption, allowing those with direct access to discourse to direct and control public perception.
The theorists argue that teachers tend to oversimplify and decontextualize
complex instructional content, precisely at the stage in which students need exposure to variability and nuance.
Are the cognitive consequences of literacy powerful enough to decontextualize
or distance the slave effectively from his or her preliterate social context as "strong-text" critics claim?