Deconstruction, metaphysical in essence, is unsuitable as a guide to politics; instead of allowing for the construction of a more rational political order, it promotes a neurotic obsession with the impossibility of authenticity and a disavowal of the "violence of representation -- both political and semiotic." (196) Postmodernism has become an empirical social condition, a set of critical-theoretical strategies which legitimatize
a widespread cultural anxiety.
At formal industry events, informal gatherings and the private functions that largely determine what NACDS does and how effectively it does it, Nancy has been a fixed point, the calming presence, the influence that helps legitimatize
events, the figure who, more than anyone, has given NACDS a personal face.
Quinn's attempt to utilize the most valuable sources, that of my wife and myself, emphasizes more his mission to legitimatize
homosexual and lesbianism in a Mormon setting than a commitment to gathering actual facts.
And it will legitimatize
compliance, says Mr Teetor.
Kirby Warren, head of the Management Research Institute at Columbia's Graduate School of Business, who has studied the effects of downsizing, says that while "the more effective strategy is to analyze tasks first to legitimatize
layoffs, it is also possible to slash first and change second and still be successful.
* to professionalize art education and legitimatize
art in the schools.
The AICPA program could, in effect, legitimatize
Nightline's Ted Koppel did legitimatize
the deflowering of Bill Clinton for the straight media--a dubious distinction.
The educational approach to the demand side will be made much more difficult if society decides to legitimatize
He stated that in focusing the attention of law enforcement on gun control, "HCI has manipulated law enforcement to legitimatize
an illegitimate issue."
He adds that coinage of "compensation neurosis" was initially a legal tactic attempting to remove responsibility from the injured worker by declaring it separate from malingering which is a conscious feigning of pain complaints, to identify the suffering as real, to legitimatize
it as a disease rather than a sin and therefore worthy of medical treatment as is any other disease.