There are obviously many degrees of cultural self-assertion , cultural defensiveness, cultural porousness and cultural boundaries.
No opportunity for self-assertion is passed up.
her self-assertion was born from a confident determination to succeed
For Jack, speech is self-assertion , territorial claim, a proof of confidence.
So much change must have come with the new-found self-assertion .
To do this, she may need to be trained in self-assertion and confidence.
The balancing act between self-loathing and self-assertion got her through the wild days and has landed her on her present plane of serene renunciation.
National culture became a celebration of aggressive self-assertion .
Liberalism appears blind to its own forms of self-assertion and aggression (economic, military or cultural), and hence to its own part in the generation of this ghastly phenomenon.
There is no room in the end time for individual distinction and self-assertion , but merely for adoration of someone far beyond the self.