bivalency


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bi·va·lence

, bivalency (bī-vā'lents, bī-vā'lent-sē),
A combining power (valence) of 2.
Synonym(s): divalence, divalency

bivalency

The state of being bivalent; consisting of paired structures or molecules.

bivalency

The state of being bivalent

bi·va·lence

, bivalency (bī-vā'lĕns, bī-vā'lĕn-sē)
A combining power (valence) of 2.
Synonym(s): divalence, divalency.
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In other words, in the "bivalency or doubleness" of narrative (Kreiswirth 301), desire is not only a way of thinking through the characters' uneasy accommodation to the economic ideologies that inform and construct them, it is also a principle that drives the narrative medium and the representational economy.
Class politics or cultural politics should not be alternatives, and, as Fraser argues, should have a bivalency which integrates "the social and the cultural, the economic and the discursive."(3) I argue here that gender disadvantage cannot be fathomed from a narrowly materialist perspective.
We arrive at a contradiction after a series of lemmas involving bivalency arguments [Fischer et al.