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representation

(rep'rē-sen-tā'shŭn),
In psychology, image or appearance.
[Fr., fr. L. repraesento, to show]
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13) Prior efforts to study representation in immigration court, while extremely valuable, rely on data samples of limited size and scope, such as cases decided in one city, (14) cases raising certain types of claims, (15) or cases from select immigration courts.
Therefore, interpretation of the concept of collective representation "does not mean only to isolate and group together a set of characters common to a certain number of objects, but also to incorporate what is variable into what is permanent, namely the individual aspect into the social one".
Hanna Pitkin (1967), whose contribution to the debate on political representation is considered seminal, proposes a theoretical framework that distinguishes between four kinds of political representation, namely formalistic representation, symbolic representation, descriptive representation, and substantive representation.
The mayor took his fight for Maori representation a step further and called for a law-change so that half of all councillors in New Zealand are Maori.
Lot 1 provision of advice and legal representation of the Department in the field of human resources (no2013-617 market)
the central concern of painting is the art of painting itself and not the representation of other things.
Fortunately, to re-establish the result it suffices to add the assumption that no representation has probability zero.
In Chapters 4 and 5, Thumim analyzes the representations when third-party organizations invite the public to "tell their story," rather than construct a self-initiated, self-representation on a digital media, such as a personal website or a host of social networking sites--a distinction that is worthy of further articulation.
Est-il alors possible d'extrapoler vers l'idee que l'on observerait par un travail sur la population globale, une seule representation autonome, et en differenciant deux sous groupes, deux representations soit distinctes et autonome chacune, soit non autonomes puisque manquant a la definition de cette autonomie que nous mentionnions cidessus.
We begin with the baseline definitions of social representations according to a structural approach, and move on to give an overview of the advances on the nature of representation elements, the relationships between social representations and social practices, the basic cognitive schemes model, central core theory, social representation transformations, and interaction effects.
Owners or occupiers of land (including buildings) near the operating centre(s) who believe that their use or enjoyment of that land would be affected, should make written representations to the Traffic Commissioner at Hillcrest House, 386 Harehills Lane, Leeds LS9 6NF, 6NF stating their reasons, within 21 days of this notice.
They used functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging techniques to look at patterns of nerve activity in the brain as these individuals responded to certain speech stimuli, noting how accurately sounds were mapped to their related phonetic representations.

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