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My argument in this article is that there would be no raison d'etre of non-Western communication scholarship if non-Western communication researchers ignored Tu's message and failed to theorize the processes and politics of communication from non-Western cultural particularities. Asiacentric studies of Asian communication are a sine qua non for the humanity of Asian people because Asians continue to interact through Asian cultural particularities.
Moreover, it forbids the reasons of rationally assessing policies, stances and relations that belong - or so we imagine - to the world of tangible reality, and refers to visions and particularities that are concerned only with those taking such stances, who might involve - if they so wish - their sect and nothing more.
Thus, the prophetic asserted, though always under assault from within the Jewish community, is also a bridge to other particularities that likewise have the right to their own foundations.
The proof of this third characteristic and particularity is, in actuality, the first two particularities of the descent by manifestation mentioned above.
Some of these absent aspects reflect the particularities of African dance; still, the choreography lacked the genre's characteristic diversity.
As actors in the art world, we have to ask ourselves frankly: How many of us--artists, curators, writers, scholars, editors--looking past the particularities of our contemporary situation, seem to be acting according to a script, adhering to conventional treatments of accepted roles?
The main architectural lesson is surely the unifying power of the circular form in pulling everything together, allowing its universal theme to stand in opposition to particularities of orientation and landscape played out below.
I like the idea of universality, but I also think that until we're finished creating a universal moral culture, we're stuck dealing as best we can with a chaos of localities, particularities and exceptions to the rules.
Part one, chapter one concentrates on the extent to which the geometrical geography of Ortelius and Mercator transformed European map-making from the depiction of land imbued with social relations and regional particularities to the representation of land as abstract, geometrical space.
Because the book limits its study to Primitive Baptists in South Georgia and Florida, the author is able to delve more deeply into the personalities and particularities of this fascinating group of Baptists.
He will say: 'Put more simply, while I might claim my right to have the particularities of an English identity fully recognised, I have a duty, on that basis, to respect and honour the identities of all other ways of life in their particularities.
The argument for inclusion bases itself on two important precedents: the conception of Canadian Federalism as the inclusion of particularities (rather than a homogenizing state) and the welfare state as having achieved a new stage of social citizenship.