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Self-assertion: The patient's whanau has the power and right to control their own time and effort--this is known as self-assertion and implies a person's self-governance.
These goals can be achieved through the politics of self-assertion, which are necessary to undermine both prejudice and backwardness, and through continually striving for their right to vote and insisting for their rights as constituted by citizenship.
This is self-confidence and self-assertion on the 90th anniversary of the republican regime: "We are the founding element behind this state; therefore, we have the final say in this country and in Parliament.
Any inferiority complex borne by the former status of occupation is counteracted by acts of self-assertion.
The "crisis" in Laing's title refers to the context of Newbigin's theological reflection--the crisis of the missionary movement in the mid-twentieth century and the crisis of mission as an out-of-vogue concept in the face of postwar tensions, revolutions, Communist ascendency, self-assertion on the part of "younger churches," revitalized secularism, and renewed non-Christian faiths.
Stepping out with dusk blue, lemon, poppy red and emerald high heels is always the way of boldly showing self-assertion, daring zest and a unique fashion personality.
Never mind his mellifluously fluent singing skills; his depiction of this put-upon lad progressing through debauchery to self-assertion was both comic and moving, and I'm sure we would all have liked to have taken him home.
This rebellious self-assertion is tacitly present in the metaphysical representation of the world, where the human "rises up to base himself on himself and to assert himself as the ground and measure of what is actual" (154).
It would be a crude mistake to read the report as the Devil reads the Bible, using it for self-assertion or for inter-institutional attacks," he claimed.
In any case, it's probably inevitable that Thomas's work would be considered in terms of identity politics, since it deals intensively with black women, their representation, and their self-assertion.
The range of self-assertion would inspire a bevy of forensic psychiatrists.
Du Bois cast himself as the heir to Douglass, but Gooding-Williams convincingly contests this claim, arguing that Douglass was a radical reconstructionist, more revolutionary in his self-assertion than assimilationist.