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emancipate (someone) from (something)

To liberate someone from someone or something, often slavery. Abraham Lincoln is remembered for emancipating the slaves from bondage.
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emancipate someone from someone or something

to free someone from someone or something. The president emancipated the slaves from their bondage. The planter emancipated Fred from slavery long before the law was written.
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What can be seen (the configuration of the inventory and its posterior narration) is complemented by an unseen logic (which includes the performance of this action, the inscription of the "transnational" artist as authorial reference, or the unquestioned configuration of the deliberative assembly) that is not defied or addressed directly, but that emerges and, by doing so, allows a possibility for criticism and confers an emancipative condition to the filmic image.
In the first part of the paper, we engage in the discussion of the social capital literature, with an emphasis on emancipative social capital, and survey major factors responsible for the formation of collective action.
What these two brief examples show is that most of the emancipative proposals coming from the Left--different and diverse as they may be--have been able so far to fathom a political alternative only in the identitarian form of a "making," of a "creating," which is consigned to the futurist temporality of the "new"; in the end, they remain trapped within the utopian flame proposed by Benjamim Their political project is characterized by, and limited to, images of the future, "a bad poem on springtime, filled to bursting with metaphors .
Beyond the traditional empirical and phenomenological inquiry reflective of technical and interpretive modes of rationality, analytical and normative-based scholarship address questions that examine and promote emancipative action (Brown & Paolucci, 1978).
Putting aside the question of which paradigm could better serve the emancipative goals of Italian political thought, and purposely overlooking the epistemological warfare among Lacanian post-structuralism and Adornian marxism, Deleuzian gauchisme and Spinozian autonomism, Derridean deconstructionism and Foucauldian biopolitics, I will conclude my commentary by recalling an important concept, at the center of Italian thought since the late Seventies, the "unpolitical.
The results displayed in Table 2 show that the goals to which adolescents attribute the most importance are emancipative, followed by educational and interpersonal/ familial.
the challenge he implicitly puts forth has to do with how such values can inform the birth of a new emancipative politics for the left.
Moreover, if this is the case, how then might educational initiatives and their relation to emancipative processes and the establishment of inclusionary societies be conceived?
Here is a clear example of the capacity building potential of play to bring people together and create flows of energy, desire, and communication which certainly have the potential to not only not be repressive and distracting but foster truly emancipative connections through adversarial, but not antagonistic, relationships.
Slightly sharing the view of Eberhard and Gupta, an acceptance of legal positivism hook, line and sinker into the mainframe of African living reality is to stall the move towards a truly emancipative cultural dialogue, a dialogue that rejects the West's projection of its cultural conception as the universal horizon for the organization of human living together.
But if, as it has been maintained, the later Foucault was appreciative of the idea of Enlightenment but not for the reasons that Habermas thought--that is, not because of its appeal to intersubjectively acknowledgeable emancipative norms--then it is not clear what the political purchase of Foucault's conception of Enlightenment was.
1) However, Lopes' dialectical approach in this regard differs from the rather superficial and classical approach traditionally adopted by certain writers, where real issues relating to the emancipative dimension of writing are not taken into account.
The strong commercialisation of knowledge and information reduces the emancipative aspect of the information society (R.
Both libertarian (modern, emancipative, or self-expression) values and higher levels of psychological involvement may enhance one's willingness to engage in direct forms of political participation, such as protest behavior.
Finally, this essay illustrates how normative or emancipative social justice theories, types of which Popper would reject on principle because they are not scientific, can nonetheless provide a basis for empirical investigation for purposes of knowledge building in a way that Popper would in all likelihood approve.