Civil Disobedience and the Politics of Identity: When We Should Not Get Along (BOK)

Jason D. Hill

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In Civil Disobedience and the Politics of Identity, Jason Hill attempts to apply general cosmopolitan humanist moral intuitions and democratic political beliefs to certain clearly perceived wrongs that have otherwise been ignored, by providing criteria for when it is necessary to break the peace and become a moral insurrectionist. Hill identifies precisely what we should not get along with: the Islamic burka, the anti-gay marriage movement, anti-assimilationism and xenophobia, and multiculturalism and the politics of identity for the collusion with cultural, racial, and ethnic apartheid. At the end of each chapter Hill provides a comprehensive and sweeping antidote to each of the political and moral maladies he identifies as contentious norms, mores, and institutional phenomena no civilized society should get along with. Provocative and accessible, Civil Disobedience and the Politics of Identity is critical reading for scholars of political theory, social philosophy, and ethics.


Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2013 Forfatter Jason D. Hill
Macmillan DMACDIS Orphans
ISBN 9781137330635
Antall sider 240 Dimensjoner 14,3cm x 22,3cm x 1,7cm
Vekt 383 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Social & political philosophy, Political science & theory