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Penelope Simons' thoughtful and illuminating paper on "humanitarian intervention" in which she counterposes the conflict between sovereignty and human rights [see the December 2000 Monitor].
He takes a less defensible step, however, when he counterposes socioeconomic rights to political ones, arguing that there is a necessary tradeoff between them.
This emphasis on discourse involves a problematic notion of Shakespearean drama in general, which it is Berger's purpose to develop in the light of his apparent distaste for performance-centered criticism, and against which he counterposes a strongly text-centered criticism.
For example, he counterposes the enforced idleness, compelled activity, and passivity displayed in the photographs with the optimistic view of occupational therapy found in the hospital's annual reports.
He counterposes the Rondeau approach with one credited to "men organizers": "Traditional methods included passing out flyers and setting up large meetings to see how many would show up.
He calls for transborder participatory democracy in the form of North-South coalitions of citizens' movements, and he sensibly counterposes this to the thoroughly undemocratic idea of world government based on existing states and the United Nations, which does not even pretend to be democratic.
Some definition of terms would have helped this reader: I am never quite sure what Maker means by "modernity," which he counterposes to postmodernity; nor am I sure exactly what he means by modernism and postmodernism in philosophy; they do not seem to correspond to the way the terms are used by literary critics.
In Act IV, the opening dance counterposes a corps in maroon with one in white in interlacing lines.
Haacke ironically counterposes Philip Morris's art statements with a photo of Jesse Helms, anti-art crusader, whom Philip Morris also generously supports.
Himes specifically counterposes this idea of a planned incident by a martyr to what he sees as more random, spontaneous rioting, which he condemns as ineffectual and based in self-interest, as opposed to race betterment.
He counterposes this with Freud's attempts to overcome self-evasion and contradiction in his own investigations.