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Rights, Democracy, and Fulfillment in the Era of Identity Politics

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Beschreibung

Rights, Democracy, and Fulfillment in the Era of Identity Politics develops a critical theory of human rights and global democracy. Ingram both develops a theory of rights and applies it to a range of concrete and timely issues, such as the persistence of racism in contemporary American society, the emergence of so-called ",whiteness theory,", the failure of identity politics, the tensions between emphases on antidiscrimination and affirmative action in the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990, the great unresolved issues of workplace democracy, and the dilemmas of immigration policy for the U.S. and Europe.

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By David Ingram



Klappentext

Rights, Democracy, and Fulfillment in the Era of Identity Politics develops a critical theory of human rights and global democracy. Ingram both develops a theory of rights and applies it to a range of concrete and timely issues, such as the persistence of racism in contemporary American society; the emergence of so-called "whiteness theory;" the failure of identity politics; the tensions between emphases on antidiscrimination and affirmative action in the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990; the great unresolved issues of workplace democracy; and the dilemmas of immigration policy for the U.S. and Europe.



Inhalt

Part 1 Introduction: New Critical Theory: Taking Rights, Democracy, and Identity Politics Seriously
Chapter 2 Human Rights and Differends: The Fragmentation of Reason and Identity in the (Post)modern Age
Part 3 I Identity
Chapter 4 White Man's Burden? Ethnicity and Race in the Era of Identity Politics
Chapter 5 Identity Politics and Law: Reflections on Disability
Part 6 II Deliberative Democracy
Chapter 7 Democracy and Racial Identity: Reconsidering Representation
Chapter 8 Democracy and the Rule of Law: Differends and Crises in Post-Liberal Capitalism
Part 9 III Rights
Chapter 10 Toward a Pragmatist and Perfectionist Theory of Rights
Chapter 11 Human Rights and International Justice
Part 12 Concluding Remarks: Achieving Global Harmony Through Transformative Dialogue

Produktinformationen

Titel: Rights, Democracy, and Fulfillment in the Era of Identity Politics
Untertitel: Principled Compromises in a Compromised World
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EAN: 9781461615934
ISBN: 978-1-4616-1593-4
Digitaler Kopierschutz: Adobe-DRM
Format: E-Book (epub)
Herausgeber: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Genre: Philosophie
Anzahl Seiten: 280
Veröffentlichung: 09.04.2004
Jahr: 2004
Untertitel: Englisch
Dateigrösse: 1.1 MB
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