Maus takes a historicist approach to his material following lines opened up by, among other critics, Paul Maltby in his Dissident Postmodernists (1991), where he argues that writers such as Robert Coover and Thomas Pynchon engage adversarially
with the discourses of their culture, attempting to question institutionalized codes by destabilizing them in narratives.
Mezirow (2000) suggested, "our culture conspires against collaborative thinking and the development of social competence by conditioning us to think adversarially
in terms of winning or losing, or proving ourselves smart, worthy or wise" (p.
when we engage people both in our communities and the people we engage more adversarially
Studies have found that persons who commence bargaining interactions in positive moods negotiate more cooperatively, reach more agreements, and achieve more efficient item distributions; individuals who begin in negative moods behave more adversarially
, reach fewer accords, and generate less efficient term distributions.
There are many regional dynamics, which have been walking adversarially
to the Middle East peace process.
2) At the forum, a number of participants from different interest groups are invited to conduct interest expression and bargaining adversarially
, and to pursue possible win-win solutions through guided negotiation to achieve interest coordination.
T]he process here is not designed to operate adversarially
Because the experts are confronting one another, they are much less likely to act adversarially
In criminal litigation the State itself (borrowing the Queen's name for respectability) is ranged adversarially
against an individual.
Gross, supra note 23, at 1197-98 (arguing that the neglect of Rule 706 is due in part to trial bar opposition and an adversarially
focused judicial outlook).
Sam Gross has argued that the neglect of court-appointed experts today is in large part due to trial bar opposition and an adversarially
focused judicial outlook.
Women directors recognize that CEOs frequently cite as a reason for not recruiting more women to the board is fear that these new directors will disrupt an otherwise cooperative boardroom climate by adversarially
raising difficult women's issues (cf.