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post–structuralism

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noun post–struc·tur·al·ism \ˌpōs(t)-ˈstrək-chə-rə-ˌli-zəm, -ˈstrək-shrə-\

Definition of post–structuralism

  1. :  a movement or theory (as deconstruction) that views the descriptive premise of structuralism as contradicted by reliance on borrowed concepts or differential terms and categories and sees inquiry as inevitably shaped by discursive and interpretive practices

post–struc·tur·al·ist \-list\ adjective or noun


1977

First Known Use of post–structuralism

1977


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