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The counselors in his external domain and the resulting self-acceptance in his internal domain functioned as a new and more adaptive coalition that functioned as a healthy counterposition to the avoidant, dreamer, and perfectionist positions that were originally overly dominant in the self and functioned, in their combination, as antipromoters, blocking the development of a variety of other (possible) positions.
Looked at in this light, the counterposition of a hybrid Vietnam to an allegedly pure 'China' becomes less and less convincing.
To account for a truly historical adjustment in the structure of categorical relations (such as the counterposition of Aborigines and settler populations) or,
The counterposition to Barney's has equal credibility: When political, economic, and social crises reach a turning point, at least the American solution has been to transform the democratic process, not deform it into tyranny.
Virtually every significant aspect of the life of Novsky is based on fact, making a continuous counterposition to Borges.
There are certain aspects of the book that can fairly be characterized as "conservative" and as "realist," at least in counterposition to liberal internationalism, if special definitions of those terms are designated with sufficient care.
In this response I want briefly to pursue several of the themes raised by Bendix: the intimate links between sound and emotion, the tensions between "rapture" and the "rigors of documentation," and her counterposition of the acoustic and the textual as scholarly subjects.
In this sense, the counterposition to postnationalism is not to argue for an uncritical political defence of territorial place or integral community.
Such a counterposition seems to me much too simplistic and not aware of the real achievements of modern historical studies on Assyria.
The counterposition of state and local power has been used to justify the role of NGOs as brokers between local organizations, neoliberal foreign donors (World Bank, Europe, or the United States) and the local free market regimes.
Their stance of starting with the present is a definite counterposition to such well established approaches as Beckhard and Kotter, and as such is worthy of consideration.
Indeed, politics from below takes its meaning as a reaction and counterposition to existing organizational structures.