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hyperspecialization

Definitions

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  • n. Extreme specialization.

Etymologies

hyper- +‎ specialization (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • There's also the hyperspecialization encouraged by the fact that bars can be so small—and that almost every narrow pursuit can find enough customers to at least break even.

    Made Better in Japan

  • While other areas of academic research have shriveled into hyperspecialization, the amateur tradition has kept the Lincoln field blessedly free of the guild mentality that can make academic history seem the dreary province of pedants and bullies.

    Archive 2007-05-01

  • We should be very worried about both the hyperspecialization of both historians and their courses, which are increasingly based on narrow research interests and decreasingly based upon either student interest or need.

    Katz on "Vanishing" History Courses

  • In this era of hyperspecialization, she's a medal prospect in snowboardcross (racing over obstacles) and halfpipe (twisting and flipping).

    USATODAY.com - 'Lucky Lindsey' is doubly dangerous

  • "In this age of academic hyperspecialization, there is no reason for supposing that contributors to top journals, distinguished political scientists, area study specialists, economists, and so on - are any better than journalists or attentive readers of The New York Times in 'reading' emerging situations," Tetlock writes.

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

  • More significant, we're entering an era of hyperspecialization.

    NYT > Home Page

  • "In this age of academic hyperspecialization, there is no reason for supposing that contributors to top journals -- distinguished political scientists, area study specialists, economists, and so on -- are any better than journalists or attentive readers of the New York Times in 'reading' emerging situations."

    ScienceBlogs Channel : Life Science

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