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outsider-insider

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  • The only other modern work of children's literature that pulls off this otherworld/our-world duality is Mark Haddon's brilliant and disturbing "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time," in which a 15-year-old boy with Asperger's syndrome evokes an outsider-insider dichotomy.

    How Harry Saved Reading

  • "I don't think we'll ever get beneath the outsider-insider thing, because it's a story that's easy to tell when you don't worry about the details," Biddle told me late last week as he followed the arc of his career from education advocate to an interim at-large member on the D.C.

    Sekou Biddle: The accidental insider

  • Yet whereas Gatsby felt pressure to hide his status as an arriviste, Combs celebrated his position as an outsider-insider — someone who appropriates elements of the culture he seeks to join without attempting to assimilate outright.

    The End of White America?

  • 'I don't think we'll ever get beneath the outsider-insider thing, because it's a story that's easy to tell when you don't worry about the details,' Biddle told me late last week as he followed the arc of his career from education advocate to an interim At-Large member on the D.C.

    DeMorning DeBonis: Jan. 25, 2011

  • LB: This is something a lot of people want to talk about, and I've always thought, since I was a wee preppy, that being an outsider-insider was probably to my advantage for seeing this world for what it is.

    Christian Chensvold: Preppy Evangelist: The Lisa Birnbach Interview

  • Of course, it's easier to mobilize against something than to develop an outsider-insider strategy supporting an incumbent legislative proposal and, in the case for many Obama-friendly progressives, simultaneously trying to strengthen the proposal along the way.

    Ari Melber: Obama Organizing Advisers Rap Health Care Push

  • Raban has an ideal outsider-insider perspective for this as an expatriate from London, and as father to daughter Julia, who was born and raised in Seattle.

    The Seattle Times

  • The election turned into an outsider-insider contest, with Steele attempting to buck tradition by defeating a sitting member of the Republican National Committee.

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  • By the time we land on pavement, I immediately sense a heightening of the dangers involved in the outsider-insider dynamic that comes with walking the streets of a neighborhood that isn’t yours.

    Down and Delirious in Mexico City

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