post-structuralism


post–struc·tur·al·ism

noun \ˌpōs(t)-ˈstrək-chə-rə-ˌli-zəm, -ˈstrək-shrə-\

Definition of POST-STRUCTURALISM

:  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

First Known Use of POST-STRUCTURALISM

1977

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