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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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The 14.4% women representation for the third parliamentary elections is commendable, considering the fact that 2013 elections saw 6.9% women representation, and 13.9% percent women representation in 2008.
According to EC officials and women lawmakers, women representation at both federal and provincial parliaments could get affected by the removal of the provision as it shuts one possible window of higher women representation.
Part II focuses on narratorial representation across media.
(5) Prominent judges, (6) politicians, (7) and bar association leaders (8) have called for systematic attention to providing representation for immigrants facing deportation.
Given the importance of the visual representation in learning, considerable research attention has been focused on the role of representations in building abstractions in mathematics understanding and problem-solving ability (Gagatsis & Shiakalli, 2004; Munez et al., 2013).
Characterized by a negative image [= "an unfinished job"] and by a minor scientific impact [= "sociologically insignificant"], the concept of collective representation succeeds, however, to survive.
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.
By "image" the author means pictorial representation: "The goal of this book is to explain just 'what'.
Ecological democracy, deliberation, future generations, surrogate representation, environmental proxies

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