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struc·tur·al·ism

 (strŭk′chər-ə-lĭz′əm)
n.
A method of analyzing phenomena, as in anthropology, linguistics, psychology, or literature, chiefly characterized by contrasting the elemental components of the phenomena in a system of binary opposition and examining how the elemental components are combined to make larger units.

struc′tur·al·ist adj. & n.
Translations
strukturalista

structuralist

[ˈstrʌktʃərəlɪst]
A. ADJestructuralista
B. Nestructuralista mf

structuralist

nStrukturalist(in) m(f)
adj attrstrukturalistisch

structuralist

[ˈstrʌktʃrəlɪst]
1. adjstrutturalistico/a
2. nstrutturalista m/f
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The structuralist perspective on macroeconomic behavior led to the concept that came to be called the 'natural' rate of unemployment, borrowing from the notion that arose in Europe during the interwar years, of a 'natural' interest rate.
They present a functional and empirically based account of Saisiyat morphology within the morpheme-based morphology approach, which is best represented by the two structuralist approaches: item-and-arrangement, and item-and-process.
He said: "I did an essay at university that was a structuralist comparison of Annie Hall and When Harry Met Sally.
Designed for students and interested others, the editors of this collection include an interesting introduction, bibliographies for further reading, and introductions to each of the anthology's ten sections: genre theory, historical models of lyric, New Criticism, structuralist and post-structuralist reading, Frankfurt School approaches, phenomenologies of lyric reading, avant-garde anti-lyricism, lyric and sexual difference, and comparative lyric.
A critical concern in this analysis is the validity of using the structuralist activity, one that involves a deep relationship with the subject undertaking the activity, to make any claims about the essential nature of the universe.
The Western-based dominant structuralist framework has found traction among some East Asian scholars, including Stephen Chiu, who argues in his chapter that the labor movements in Hong Kong emerged as actors perceived their political power to be greater than their opponents'.
This is a central question raised by Kathleen Higgins as she explores music's ethical value, as well as the relative import of what has been known as "high art" and the structuralist methods that have been practiced in its analysis.
The author places these texts in their colonial and postcolonial contexts, developing upon, and linking with, structuralist theories of colonialism and patriarchy.
In table 1, When we analysed t test results which shows leadership level of study group according to sex variant; there is no meaningful difference between structuralist frame levels that is sub-dimension of leadership [t value =0,453 p(0,651)>0,05].
The two most troubling aspects of these suggestions are (a) the obscurity of just what it is that the minimal structuralist does commit to, and (b) the lack of any account of what constitutes 'reading off'.
This keeps him far from structuralist determinism; and although he deploys elements of the post-structuralist theories that were ascendant in the 1970s, he never allows himself to get bogged down in their excesses.
In these two books, Nuttall saves both Shakespeare studies and the classical concept of mimesis from being hopelessly fragmented by two of the fashionable ideological juggernauts of the late twentieth century: structuralist and post-structuralist linguistic theory on the one hand, and the New Historicism on the other.

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