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Dominate

 

a conventional term sometimes used in historical literature to signify the unlimited monarchy that arose in ancient Rome in the later Empire, beginning in the reign of Diocletian, who ruled from 284 to 305. It is the opposite of the principate, the political system that preserved several republican institutions.

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Higher scores on Personal MAI and Perceived MAI (terms which will be used from now on) indicate a greater endorsement of a dominative masculinity (i.
This means the church will have to confront its own technologies of power that attempt to control subjectivity through a certain moralizing, a certain pietism, control of access to sacraments, demand of confession, misuse of power relationships in the church community, undialectical acceptance of secular theories of selfhood, or any other controlling, dominative effects of the church's otherwise necessary attempts to make interventions in the subjectivity of young adults.
The problem is that in attempting to strip away masks, we have written as though contemporary Whites operate no differently than the dominative racists of the past.
Raw dominative power, violence and rigid sexual control go hand in hand.
Benjamin argues that in a dominative relationship, men are unable to find stable and lasting confirmation of their unjust authority because their power relies on devaluing the other.
As Bob and I have reflected on the ways in which our job-related and financial decisions have diverged from the dominative patterns of traditional masculine socialization in our culture, we have come to another realization as well.
Anxiously proleptic, the last portion of this commentary belied a haunting line of thought--that the liaison might have existed--but it turned all too easily to what Jordan considered "more important:" a defensive recuperation of Jefferson's character that averted the logical consideration that, given slavery's function as a dominative and traumatic involuntary system of multiple violations, then, indeed, violence, dishonor, and force might have been possible constituents of the liaison.
Adorno sought to redeem the modern pathologies of positivism and dominative reason by turning toward art.
Anyway, it's a mistake to think that dominative powers don't listen.
Apparently, the world today is caught between these "two extremist visions"--the one represented by the imperial and dominative politics of George Bush and the other by the fanatic ideology of the Al Qaeda group.
The American dominative medical system as a reflection of social relations in the larger society.
So much of the discipline of music is severe and rigorous, so much of it dominative and specialized .