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What we hear from those who are linked with the aggressors- whatever they do to legitimize this aggression- it cannot be legitimized.
Just recently, at the Special Session on HIV/AIDS, pro-family lobbyists successfully influenced several delegations to ultimately block language th at would have legitimized homosexual relationships.
While Palm did not invent the first handheld PDA, its well-engineered, highly functional OS and handheld units have largely legitimized the PDA market.
What Tittler so freshly focuses upon in the wake of the dissolutions that brought down so many of the medieval, Catholic traditions upon which urban institutions rested is the civic fashioning of "an alternative political culture to fill that void: a culture which was secular and civic, and which effectively legitimized the prevailing distribution of governing authority" (335).
Another pointed to the Crusades, which intensified Muslim-Christian hatred and legitimized the use of force and violence as a means of Christian missionary activity.
According to this principle abnormal reality is legitimized by its prevalence.
White obsession with miscegenation intensified with the rise of social Darwinism as scientists legitimized popular misbeliefs about blood and heredity.
Free-market capitalism was discredited by its failures, replaced with a mixed economy that was legitimized by its successes; then the mixed economy began to work badly, and was replaced by a return to free-market capitalism, which has been legitimized by its successes.
The precept of inferiority legitimized slavery and justified segregation, he contends, and to this day, he writes, "the premise of black inferiority and white superiority remains an essential element of the 'American identity,' mesmerized as we still are by race and color.
Slang should neither be taught in California classrooms or be legitimized by its presence there.
It's two Hours of good entertainment, legitimized with token concern for the plight of a gay black man in a racist society.
Here, Worobec uses the rich ethnographic literature to show the ways in which female subservience was legitimized and reinforced through community rituals of courtship and marriage.