decenter


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decenter

To remove centering or shoring.
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Nevertheless, these differences may be reconciled from a Christian perspective by placing the emphasis on learning how to decenter so that refocusing is possible.
The anterior lens of each ITS was decentered up to 1 mm in 0.2 mm steps.
In order to most effectively help college students decenter and become beneficent stewards of their communities, the ideals may be to (a) promote exposure to people different from students (in our case, refugees), (b) provide opportunities in which students observe firsthand the experiences of others, e.g., observing struggles to learn a new language, and (c) guide students in deriving explanations for other people's reactions to these experiences through service and reflection, e.g., reflective discussions and journal writing.
Among other measures, the Experiences Questionnaire emerged as a brief and usable self-report instrument intended to capture the ability to decenter from thoughts and feelings (Fresco, Moore et al., 2007).
Because all history is entangled, the role of the United States must be decentered and non-American history and experiences understood (32).
Derridean theory examines the interrelationships between center and decenter part of social structure.
I begin with two issues associated with repertorial canons: the "add-and-stir" model, and the "decentered author."
With his comparative approach and transnational context, Peck aims to "decenter" Western history and challenge its strong tendency toward exceptionalism.
They claim that the book "draws on a certain eccentricity of expertise in an effort to decenter convention" (4) So while Sportcult draws upon a variety of disciplines, the variety effectively produces a book that seems comfortable in its disparate and decentered nature.
The poem demonstrates the persistence of categories of cultural difference even when one term of the self/other dialectic is destabilized or decentered, a useful warning for those of us who are trying to learn how to decenter ourselves.
In Saladin, we find the experiences that have done most to decenter Rushdie personally -- Saladin too is a boy of Muslim background from Bombay, who goes to school in England and embraces English ways, and then is forced to confront the racism he has carefully ignored because he worships this enticing, empowering, colonizing culture and its tantalizing dreams of fair play and justice.