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imposition

 [im″po-zĭ´shun]
the forcing of something upon a person or group without consent.
cultural imposition the tendency of a person or group to impose their values and patterns of behavior onto other persons.
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Here Fanon is not only recognizing what he called cultural imposition but is also describing the venues through which cultural and psychological misorientation occurs.
According to Native Lands field coordinator Nicanor Gonzales, persuading the Miskito to participate in the land-use survey and mapping process will be much easier with fellow indigenous peoples organizing the project, since this will avoid the cultural imposition often created by non-Indian anthropologists.
But this is just incidental: what Carina Ray singularly fails to understand is why exactly many Africans are irked by this new cultural imposition from the West.
As Fanon argues, it is the cultural imposition of the white man on the black man (and not the oedipus complex) that is ultimately responsible for the "psychopathology" (141) of the black man: "A normal negro child .

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