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  • It also adds another facet to Loesberg's analysis by inviting us to consider the relationship between aesthetic self-distantiation and love for a particular thinker like Foucault, of the kind that Halperin champions in

    Romantic Loves: A Response to _Historicizing Romantic Sexuality_

  • Lescot knows his Brecht, the "Verfremdungseffekt," or distantiation, the cabaret style and the songs that, in the German playwright's works, comment on the action. -- Top News

  • Such distantiation is the main route to increasing inequality today.

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  • In addition, African countries have also contributed to distantiation, for complex reasons that include the legacies of colonialism and neo-colonialism and the continuing unequal terms of trade between the continent and most of the rest of the world.

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  • The final mechanism of inequality, distantiation, is the most subtle of all: the mechanism or channel most difficult to pin down morally and politically.

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  • The massive pity engineered by humanitarian campaigns supports western superiority, increases distantiation from its targets and breeds disdain.

  • But distantiation is a mechanism or a channel of inequality; it is not a causal force.

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  • Thus rapprochement is the opposite of distantiation, whether this is achieved through catching up or by compensating for handicaps.

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  • When it comes to the production of inequality through distantiation we are facing a paradox of our times.

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  • White Death, the sparse sense of isolation in the Stranger's first album, and the distantiation of the Caretaker's archival textures.



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