post-structuralism

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

post-structuralist

play \ˌpōs(t)-ˈstrək-chə-rə-list, -ˈstrək-shrə-\ adjective or noun

First Known Use of post-structuralism

1975

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