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Finally -- yet more ambivalence -- for 60 years there was a tacit alliance between Arab dictators and their Sunni religious clergy.
In the context of the gun control debate currently taking place at both the federal and state levels, to say that the Senate was ignoring public opinion in tabling the background check measure - or that the Legislature is accurately reflecting it in expanding gun access - is to ignore the intricacies and ambivalence in public opinion on gun control.
Such findings suggest that conventional categories of pregnancy attitudes (wanted, mistimed or unwanted) may be oversimplified and do not account for ambivalence toward future pregnancies or the inability to form definite fertility intentions.
Finally, one might deny that in ambivalence the same person harbors both sentiments.
We need all nurses to move from ambivalence to advocacy because the stakes are too high to let others dictate the way you'll practice as a nurse in the future.
It is not necessary to review these theological systems except to note that they are symptoms of Incarnational ambivalence, an anxiety at the notion that Jesus did indeed exist in a fully human body.
Wong's analysis of moral ambivalence and moralities in the plural arise related concerns.
Engle, a therapist in private practice, and Arkowitz, a professor of psychology at the University of Arizona, Tucson, redefine resistance as ambivalence and present several approaches to address it.
Reflecting upon the depth and dimension of the art and science of underwriting, one can neither reconcile nor countenance the sorry state of our all-too-barren landscape, fashioned as it was by equal parts ambivalence, disordered priorities, poor leadership and frank unconsciousness.
My father was ambivalent about the United States, and in that too he was a pioneer: His ambivalence about WASP culture never faded, never surrendered to acceptance," writes Tobar.
In this exhibition, Bailey demonstrates how the cultural ambivalence of the American public might be mobilized toward specific political ends.
The book does not celebrate travel as a "liberating power of movement," rather it examines how travel placed these women in contexts of political upheaval and imperial power that provoked profound ambivalence towards nation as home.