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tr.v. e·man·ci·pat·ed, e·man·ci·pat·ing, e·man·ci·pates
1. To free from bondage, oppression, or restraint; liberate.
2. Law To release (a child) from the control of parents or a guardian.

[Latin ēmancipāre, ēmancipāt- : ē-, ex-, ex- + mancipāre, to sell, transfer (from manceps, mancip-, purchaser; see man- in Indo-European roots).]

e·man′ci·pa′tive, e·man′ci·pa·to′ry (-pə-tôr′ē) adj.
e·man′ci·pa′tor n.
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On the other hand, Kachun draws our attention to a gap in African American cultural memory of collective activism by excavating silenced slave festivals and emancipatory celebrations held in the North and later in the South between 1808 and 1915.
The book can therefore be located in the once vibrant and progressive tradition of Anglophone Caribbean theological writing, represented by works such as Idris Hamid's In Search of New Perspectives (1971), Noel Erskine's Decolonizing Theology: A Caribbean Perspective (1981), and Kortright Davis' Emancipation Still Comin': Explorations in Caribbean Emancipatory Theology (1990).
Nursing educational systems, far from embodying new emancipatory models, are often disappointing replicas of oppressive and hierarchical organisations.
Among the key events at the WSF are the panel on fundamentalism and the fora entitled "Political Organizations: The new emancipatory struggle that strengthen a radical democracy" and "A Dialogue Between Movements.
Eugene Gogol (``The Concept of Other in Latin American Liberation: Fusing Emancipatory Philosophic Thought and Social Revolt''), 1:30 p.
You must not infer from this that I do not like or understand the emancipatory or symbolic notion of African fabric, the contrary is true.
To learn from our mistakes and to move beyond them is a pragmatic goal for biblical interpretation f rom an emancipatory perspective, whether one is engaged in the study of African-American biblical interpretation or in the study of anti-Judaism in Christian theology.
It is the very rigidity of apartheid's laws and social organisation that seems to preclude, on the one hand, the possibility of emancipatory production, while at the same time serving as a constant imperative to engage with and find ways of dissolving the frozen identity that racism seeks to enforce--thereby fashioning previsions of alternative modernities.
As a tool of control, Zizek maintains, the specter of totalitarianism today is often raised to "tame free radicals," to discredit their emancipatory projects.
The idealistic aesthetic, called here after Marcuse "affirmative culture," serves bourgeois interests by locating emancipatory impulses in a private realm outside history.
Despite the amount of attention currently devoted to studies of ethnic and postcolonial literatures, the scholarly world has little noted nor long remembered the significant moments when African American writers and thinkers have called to mind the emancipatory example of nineteenth-century Russia's soulful writing and music" (p.
In this regard, the author questions the success of political parties and revolutionary movements in addressing women's emancipatory projects.