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Beidelman want to abandon "trickster" as a global term (176): ethnocentric anthropology misdescribes the disorder and ambiguity of trickster stories as deviancy and subversion rather than as the central moral concern of those stories (189).
The "Roadmap to Equality: A Freedom to Marry Educational Guide," published by Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund and Marriage Equality California, begins with the kind of banal American Dream rhetoric that appeals to some gay people, but misdescribes, annoys and even stigmatizes many others:
The Court justifies these restrictions in a way that fundamentally misdescribes American constitutional culture.
One can certainly complain that sex discrimination law misdescribes the problems of equality in the United States, but it does more than simply misrepresent the problem of equality.
Cherie was defended by her husband, who said: "I hope no one misdescribes her sentiments.
Earlier, Mr Blair, forced onto the defensive at an event planned to trumpet this week's EU summit at Seville, told reporters: ``I hope that no one misdescribes her sentiments, or mine or anyone else's.
Speaking after talks with Spanish premier Jose Maria Aznar at Downing Street, Mr Blair said: 'First of all I hope that no-one misdescribes her sentiments, or mine or anyone else's.
In rejecting this conclusion, Fletcher misdescribes the law.
51) But such a characterization misdescribes the aims of separatists and fails to account satisfactorily for the persistence of nationalist sentiment.
He is also incorrect about Nin's party, the POUM, which he misdescribes in the footnotes as anarchist; they were anti-Stalinist Marxists.
Elster misrepresents me and misdescribes the phenomenon when he objects that there is no evidence "for the mind's capacity to engage in these strategic calculations" (310).