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alterity

alterity  

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1. In postmodern, poststructuralist cultural theory, otherness or a radical sense of difference. See also other.2. In existentialist discourse, a sense of alienation or separation from other people.
Bricolage

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

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(Fr., ‘doing odd jobs’).

A characteristic (according to C. Lévi-Strauss) of the early human mind, in contrast to modern

collage

collage  

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(Fr., coller: ‘to gum’).A term applied to a type of picture (and also to the technique used in creating such pictures) in which photographs, news cuttings, and other suitable objects are pasted on to ...
counterbricolage

counterbricolage  

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The practice of incorporating aspects of consumer bricolage into commercial product design (e.g. pre-ripped jeans). Compare bricolage.
hybridity

hybridity  

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A central feature of colonial racism has been the need to categorize and separate ‘races’. The spurious belief of distinct ‘races’ in 19th-century discourses of scientific racism was based upon an ...
recontextualization

recontextualization  

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1. Taking something from its usual context and resituating it in an unfamiliar context. As an aesthetic practice, this is characteristic of surrealism, where it serves the function of ‘making the ...
sampling

sampling  

The process of selecting a representative set of specimens from the full population, so that the subset can be used to make inferences about the population as a whole.
Sociology of religion

Sociology of religion  

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The study of religion in its social aspects and consequences, undertaken in all parts of the world. Emerging as part of the 19th-cent. nomothetic ambition sociologists of religion have in ...
textual poaching

textual poaching  

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The subversive appropriation of mass-media texts (or of characters within them) by fans for their own pleasure. The concept has been popularized by Jenkins, but the term was originated by de Certeau. ...

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