chaydel's 2015-07-16 01:18
body Consciousness the endless whirling of the mind from one thought to another.
bildungsroman a novel about the moral and psychological growth of the main character.
change agent a person from inside or outie an organization who helps an organization transform itself.
colorism a practice of discrimination by which those with lighter skin are treated more favorably than those with darker skin.
demagogue a political leader who tries to get support by making false claims and promises using arguments based on emotion rather than reason.
determinism the doctrine that all events including human action are determined by causes external to the will.
double consciousness theory coined by WEB Dubois in his book the souls of black folks. Refers to the thought that one has more than one social identity which makes it difficult to develop a sense of self: the sense of always looking at one's self through the eyes of others.
dramaturgical action a social action that is designed to e seen by others and improves one's public self image.
echt true, genuine
efficacious having the power to produce a desired effect: efficient.
expostulate to disagree with something or argue against it.
epistemic of or relation to knowledge
ethnomethodology a method for understanding the social orders people use to make sense of the world.
eponym one for whom or which something is or is believed to be named
fallible capable of making mistakes or being erroneous.
free will the power of acting w/o the constraint of necessity of fate
human agency the capacity for human beings to make choices.
individual capacity refers to one's status as a natural person distinct from any other role.
inducement something that gives you a reason for doing something and makes you want to do it.
ingénue an innocent girl or young woman.
ingenuity skill or cleverness that allows someone to solve problems, invent things, etc.
internalized oppression when member of an oppressed group believes and acts out the stereotypes created about their group.
literary imagination a forum for all those interested in the distinctive nature, uses and pleasure of literature.
mankind all people thought of as one group; the totality of human beings.
mercurial changing moods quickly and often.
metaphysics of presence the desire to be in close proximity to the dominant society.
microcosm small world.
militant having or should a desire or willingness to use strong extreme and sometimes forceful methods to achieve something.
moral agency an individuals ability to make moral judgements based on some commonly held notion of right and wrong and to be held accountable for these actions.
nadir the worst of lowest point of something.
non confrontational blacks black people often in positions of power, who are perceived as acquiescing with the system of white supremacy.
obstinate refusing to change your behavior or your ideas; difficult to deal with, remove.
ontology the nature of being.
person peron is a being that has certain capacites or attributes constituting personhood.
persona the way one behaves, talks etc.
pinnacle the best or most important part of something.
propensity a strong natural tendency to do something.
prosopopoeial impersonation or personification. also known as character mask.
rhetorical hermeneutics the practical inseparablity of interpretation.
saboteur a person who destroys.
self regulation the ability to act in one's long term best interest.
semiotis the study of signs and symbos and how they are used.
servant one who serves
social structure the distinctive arrangement of institutions whereby human beings in a society interact and live together.
soul consciousness the principle of life feeling, thought and account in humans regarded as a distinct entity separate from the body, and commonly held to be separable in existence form the body;
spurious not genuine, sincere or authentic.
strength in the face of adversity even though one experience troubles in life, one must have the strength to move forward and face the new challenges that await them each day.
unerring always right and accurate. making no errors.
zealot a person who has very strong feelings about something.
epithet a statement that renames someone. a positive.
negatie color imagery how color references blackness to evil or negvative.
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