post-structuralism

noun
post-struc·​tur·​al·​ism | \ ˌpōs(t)-ˈstrək-chə-rə-ˌli-zəm How to pronounce post-structuralism (audio) , -ˈstrək-shrə- \

Definition of post-structuralism

: a movement or theory (such 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

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post-structuralist \ ˌpōs(t)-​ˈstrək-​chə-​rə-​list How to pronounce post-structuralism (audio) , -​ˈstrək-​shrə-​ \ adjective or noun

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1975, in the meaning defined above

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“Post-structuralism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/post-structuralism. Accessed 20 Apr. 2021.

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