nonutopian

nonutopian

(ˌnɒnjuːˈtəʊpɪən)
adj
(Sociology) not utopian
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perspective as I have defined it, radically nonutopian but profoundly
On this thin line between inclusion and tolerance, then, lie the seeds of a nonutopian sacred urbanism, celebrating and building on everyday ordinary life with little pretence of a perfectible future.
Legomsky, An Asylum Seeker's Bill of Rights in a NonUtopian World, 14 GEO.
His brief is to make conviviality into a reachable, nonutopian version of antiracism, a way of thinking that can accomplish what purist understandings of multiculturalism could not: conviviality comes from the ground up, and is already experienced every day by residents of the postcolonial city.
such an approach must be practical, transitional and nonutopian, an extension of politics rather than a retreat from it" (1989: 91).
We went from utopia to a nonutopian concretization of the real.
It is the nonutopian world, always hovering at the borders of Davenport's utopias, that they are fleeing.
Recently, however, Andrew Moravcsik has led an attempt to reformulate liberal IR theory into a "nonideological and nonutopian form appropriate to empirical social science.
What is utopian violence, and how does it differ from nonutopian violence?
Augustine's (a) emphasis on will, sin, and grace (none of which has classical Greek analogues) and our perennial internal struggle to overcome our shortcomings are given an overtly Platonic and dualistic expression; (b) the doctrine of the two cities makes evident the nonutopian vision that Augustine has of the city of man; and (c) the function of the state is clearly limited and negative.
In these incidents and others as well, it is the nonutopian men who are the earnest sex and the utopian women who are playful.