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disjunction

[dis′jəŋk·shən]
(cell and molecular biology)
Separation of chromatids or homologous chromosomes during anaphase.
(mathematics)
The connection of two statements by the word “or.” Also known as alternation.
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A tension or contradiction that exists between the authoritative knowledge and embodied knowledge is called a disjuncture. People experience this as living in two worlds, which Smith called the bifurcation of consciousness (Smith, 2005).
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Following this, I question whether Myanmar's colonial experience, as described by Schober, could be reduced to a simplistic account of "cultural disintegration" that resulted in drastic social disjuncture and the subsequent marginalization of the sangha.
In his response, Norman Duncan reveals an element of this disjuncture in this editorial essay when he notes my distinction between imposed classification and voluntary self-identification by 'race' without careful thought for the consequences of the latter.
Across the poems of Debut et fin de la neige, however, the failure to touch--a disjuncture that might seem to impede the poetic project--becomes an enabling device.
Adams contends it is the disjuncture between popular willingness to accept war as a guarantor of manliness and the apathetic if not antithetical view of war's relation to manhood as depicted in literature and film that is in large part responsible for perpetuating war's performance; that is, if more citizens understood that war neither makes men nor proves the virility of America, perhaps America could more aptly avoid war's performance.
Although this reads well, the disjuncture of the chronology may confuse those unfamiliar with the flow of events.
Also, there is some disjuncture between climate predictions and recent patterns.
That this be misunderstood as "somewhat portentous" is ironic, as the disjuncture in appreciation for Mr.
The plot ostensibly concerns a Korean-American woman living in Queens and her journey back to North Korea to leave her brother's ashes at a Buddhist temple--but at the play's heart throbs the surreal disjuncture of what it was like for Park's family to live as immigrants in Chile.
It was becoming the cause of dearth of water in the area while CEO also directed to disjuncture 12,000 illegal water connections.
The disjuncture between the developing and the developed world has been reflected in exchange rates, which have appreciated in real terms for many emerging economies since 2008, although the Chinese yuan has moved up relatively little.