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Conventionality

Archer, Newland
too bound by conventional mores to seek happiness with his wife’s cousin. [Am. Lit.: The Age of Innocence]
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General articles include fighting for self-determination: on equality of peoples and belligerents, and the domestication of international human rights norms in Taiwan: a dialogue through conventionality review under construction.
Women hadn't begun to shed their Donna Reed aprons and deconstruct the Feminine Mystique, except for one notoriously nonconformist "Lee," who, for all her assimilationist fervor, was nonplussed by the sheer conventionality of the place.
Muslims in India experience the ill effects of poor training, religious conventionality and financial backwardness, yet it has couple of pioneers who will address these genuine problems.
It thwarts conventionality, and then reconstitutes it with winding doubts; it reluctantly concludes that love is ultimately possible, and then undermines its own hard-won victories.
The Inter-American Court's articulation of the doctrine of conventionality control and the maximalist approach found in certain decisions illustrate this shift.
Her new "Maggie's Plan" inhabits that terrain even more assertively, albeit retaining enough offbeat qualities to avoid genre conventionality.
Mary Ann Shadd Cary's Heteroglossic Black Protofeminist Nationalism," Elizabeth Cali offers a new perspective on a Black woman who transgressed conventionality to make herself heard.
The fervency of Eichmann's antisemitic and racially based volkisch beliefs--the ideological self-consciousness and proud recalcitrance of his Nazism, as against the bureaucrat's anodyne conventionality that Arendt thought she had found--can no longer remain in question.
It has small bursts of interesting flavours that are never developed and occasionally slip into conventionality such as Gilbert & Sullivan-type jolly singing pirates and attempts at emotional big numbers that do no service to the cast of singers who we know are excellent when given better roles.
Aiofe O'Sullivan's Carrie is a bit too strenuously comic at first, but settles down as part of a delightful second couple, with Joseph Shovelton's superb Enoch Snow who makes boring conventionality entertaining and oddly touching.
His central conclusion is worth quoting in extenso: 'What emerges most clearly from this study is the conventionality of the Church in medieval Argyll, and the extent to which the diocesan clergy conformed with and exhibited the same traits and aspirations as their colleagues elsewhere in Scotland and in wider Latin Christendom.
The Emirates Identity Authority has announce launching its strategy for innovation and creativity keeping in line with the approach of the country s prudent leadership in outrunning conventionality in government work and focusing on innovation and creativity to achieve the government s mission in bringing happiness to people .