If a judge focuses on the work as something that exists in perpetual dialogue with its audience, thus embracing a reader-response theory, or a contextualist
approach, a work's contours will seem less defined.
This is taken as evidence that the arguments by the contextualists
generalize too much.
Obviously, prediction remains a problem from within the contextualist
framework but, once again, it loses much of its force.
This essay describes one writing center's efforts to enact Johanek's contextualist
research paradigm--one that looks to the unique context of a writing center to determine methodologies and desired outcomes.
note, under a contextualist
interpretation, a party on the losing end of a deal is motivated to argue that the parties meant something other than what the contract states on its face.
, or other interpretive lenses, and indeed they
interpretation is somewhat unfriendly to incomplete contracts.
Ralph told NCR in a telephone interview April 17 that the presentation aimed at answering two questions: "If we're faithful to the Catholic church, which teaches us to be nourished and ruled by Scripture, and to interpret Scripture as contextualists
, can we continue to use Scripture in the way it has been used in regard to some contemporary issues?
Training counselors to utilize contextualist
theory with this population may improve future practice.
Paradoxically, however, Harris's is the only essay that seems to take the contextualist
approach--the remainder of the essays in the collection remain closely tied to a national setting, with the exception of Owen Stanwood's piece on the reactions to the Revolution in Barbados, New York, and New England.
In the following sections we consider four existing approaches to narrowing the gap between designers' perceptions and users' experience: the cognitive approach, the local setting approach, the contextualist
approach, and the user agency approach.
It has considerable relevance in the context of globalization and digitalization debates, for mediatization, unlike techno-deterministic accounts, allows technological change and social penetration of the media to be considered in a contextualist
, constructivist, historicist manner.