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Ahistoricism

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Ahistoricism refers to a lack of concern for history, historical development, or tradition.

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Google previewPerspectives on Corporate Governance (2010)

by F. Scott Kieff, Troy A. Paredes

The exception to scholarly ahistoricism is a recent piece by Jeff Gordon. Gordontracesthehistoryoftheindependentboardfromthe1950sandobserves a roughly parallel development of the shareholder-value norm.8 ...

Google previewA Critical Dictionary of Sociology (2002)

by Raymond Boudon, Francois Bourricaud

aHistoricism«). To these causes, another must be added which is no less important ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Contemporary Literary Theory (1993)

Approaches, Scholars, Terms by Irene Rima Makaryk

Either seen as a continuation of the more radical aspects of modernism or as marking a rupture with such things as modernist ahistoricism ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Social Theory (2004)

by George Ritzer

ahistoricism/ideographic historicism into the contradictory unity of “historical systems.” Efforts to formalize a theory or theories out of the resulting analytic narratives are only confounded if they assume that the changing meanings of “ concepts” ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Modern Political Thought (set) (2013)

by Gregory Claeys

Furthermore, the institute's research was being affected by the academic culture of social science in the United States, which was dominated by uncritical empiricism, ahistoricism, and optimism. However, this difference also had the positive ...

Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of World Poverty (2015)

by Mehmet Odekon

rationality, optimizing behavior, harmony among agents, marginalism, ahistoricism, ...

Google previewCritical Dictionary of Film and Television Theory (2005)

by Roberta Pearson, Philip Simpson

In separating synchronic and diachronic analysis, Fredric Jameson argues that semiotics fallsinto an ahistoricism thatcannot accountforchange. Bakhtin was an early critic of thestructuralist conceptof the fixityof lalangue andthe lack ofattention ...

Google previewA Global Encyclopedia of Historical Writing (2014)

by D.R. Woolf

While its advocates concede to a tendency to ahistoricism, universalism, and essentialism, they point to the transhistorical character of ...

Google previewThe SAGE Deaf Studies Encyclopedia (2016)

by Genie Gertz, Patrick Boudreault

The Interdisciplinary Perspective to Broaden the Understanding of Deaf People Deaf Crits challenge ahistoricism and the unidisciplinary focus of most analyses, and analyzes Deaf people and audism by placing them in both historical and ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Political Theory (2010)

by Mark Bevir

Ahistoricism and myopic, rationalistic abstraction. Communitarians chide contemporary liberal theorists for formulating rationalistic, abstract schemes of rights and justice that are detached from the ways that real people experience moral and ...

Google previewRoutledge Encyclopedia of International Political Economy (2002)

by R. J. Barry Jones

Political economy does not reject economic theory, but instead recognizes that there are limitations to any form of social scientific inquiry that displays a tendency towards economism, ahistoricism or apoliticism. Thus, although political ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Feminist Literary Theory (2009)

by Elizabeth Kowaleski-Wallace

The work of Julia Kristeva, Luce Irigaray, and Hélène Cixous, among others, was met with much resistance against its supposed ahistoricism, antiempiricism and essentialism and was only rarely adapted for literary analysis. Still, the impact of ...

Google previewA Global Encyclopedia of Historical Writing: A-J (1998)

by Daniel R. Woolf

While its advocates concede to a tendency to ahistoricism, universalism, and essentialism, they point to the transhistorical character of ...

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