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Adj.1.noncivilized - not having a high state of culture and social development
uneducated - not having a good education
civilised, civilized - having a high state of culture and development both social and technological; "terrorist acts that shocked the civilized world"
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Medical and scientific discourse colonizes interiorized spaces by engaging in "Tropical thinking [which] superimposed its value-laden here/there view of civilized and noncivilized space on the geomedical and thus fixed disease in place" (Patton, Globalizing 38).
Disseminating institutions able to channel social demands in such a way that they are at the same time orderly, readable, and manageable by the center is part of a project that aims at making obscure borderlands (be they noncivilized states or areas within states that escape government) visible, transparent, and simplified.
Bush's state feminism draws xenophobic lines between "the people" and "the ethnics," "us" and "them," primitives and moderns, the very same distinctions that western empires have traditionally used to define so-called civilized from noncivilized people.