decenter


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decenter

To remove centering or shoring.
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Here I stand on the opposite side of the "traditional anthropologists" (1) in a sense that I just brought the slice of field from the Pahari children who are the decenter part of the school structure but the center part of their community.
This made me interested to find out the following realities: (a) experiences of the human agency (center and decenter part) of the school that has multilingual and multicultural settings; (b) emic perspectives of the Paharis by using multiple theories; (c) relationship between the grand narratives and local and small theories; and (d) my etic perspective as a researcher.
According to Derrida, these examples of opposite groups resemble with center and decenter as binary opposites.
This change condition of center into decenter and decenter into center is a kind of criticism.
According to this concept any structure has both center and decenter parts.
School is center and Pahari school children are decenter where school oppressed the Pahari school children (Powell 2003).
In this textualized autobiography, even the quotidian implements of writing (a prized fountain pen, carefully though unsuccessfully guarded against loss; a venerable notebook, miraculously recovered and restored after its theft and immersion in salt water) occupy this artist's thinking more critically than the ordinary crises of lived experience which the text decenters.
Finally, in a discussion that decenters the dominant patriarchal response to the convention's uses, she considers its association with violent sexual assaults often motivated by revenge in the plays.
Of course, any study invoking Nietzsche is expected to resist moral intentions, and Hutchinson's binomial "errancy/loco-centrism" fittingly decenters the conventional view of wandering as truancy.
He charts the literature of Central America's liberation struggles of the 1970's and 1980's, its transformation after peace treaties were signed, the emergence of a new Maya literature that decenters Latin American literature written in Spanish, and the rise and fall of testimonio.