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Democracy and identity

Seyla Benhabib

Democracy and identity

dilemmas of citizenship in contemporary Europe

by Seyla Benhabib

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Published by Faculty of Law, University of Toronto in [Toronto] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Citizenship -- European Union countries.,
  • Citizenship -- Europe.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesDilemmas of citizenship in contemporary Europe
    Statementby Seyla Benhabib.
    SeriesLegal theory workshop series -- WS 1998-99 (1)
    ContributionsUniversity of Toronto. Faculty of Law.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination39 p. ;
    Number of Pages39
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18420283M

      Goldberg`s book outlines the social decay, that is taking place in modern society. The return of tribalism and identity politics is attacking the core fundamental principles of western society. Goldberg steps back in time and reviews, how many of our social customs and laws came into by: 1.   Council on Foreign Relations 12/4/ Academic Conference Call: Democracy and Identity in the European Union with Kathleen R. McNamara.

      Her book does justice to identity groups, while recognizing that they cannot be counted upon to do likewise to others. Clear, engaging, and forcefully argued, Amy Gutmann's Identity in Democracy provides the fractious world of multicultural and identity-group scholarship with a unifying work that will sustain it for years to come. The global trend toward democratization of the last two decades has been accompanied by the resurgence of various politics of "identity/difference." From nationalist and ethnic revivals in the countries of east and central Europe to the former Soviet Union, to the politics of cultural separatism in Canada, and to social movement politics in liberal western-democracies, the negotiation of.

      The concept of democracy is abstract and of little importance when personal identity or national interests and aspirations are violated or not fulfilled. The world is perpetually changing, but human nature changes very slowly. Overwhelmingly, people identify with their native cultures: language, long-standing traditions, religion, and : Nicholas Dima. The book moves on to explore how non-state actors have mobilized notions of democracy and national identity in their battle against authoritarian rule. It also invites readers to explore democratic ideology as a form of power aimed at creating ideal citizens able to support elite national projects.


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Identity in Democracy. Amy Gutmann. Overview. Author (s) Reviews 5. Written by one of America’s leading political thinkers, this is a book about the good, the bad, and the ugly of identity Gutmann rises above the raging polemics that often characterize discussions of identity groups and offers a fair-minded assessment of the role they play in democracies.

Better to have hostile identities framed by democracy than democrats indifferent to identity. In a vigorous, insightful challenge to the left and right alike, Natan Sharansky, as he has proved repeatedly, is at the leading edge of the issues that frame our times/5(22).

The book moves on to explore how non-state actors have mobilized notions of democracy and national identity in their battle against authoritarian rule.

It also invites readers to explore democratic ideology as a form of power aimed at creating ideal citizens able to support elite national projects.

Read more Read less The Amazon Book ReviewCited by: Written by one of America's leading political thinkers, this is a book about the good, the bad, and the ugly of identity Gutmann rises above the raging polemics that often characterize discussions of identity groups and offers a fair-minded assessment of the role they play in democracies/5(29).

This book seeks to illuminate how Thai elites have used democracy as an instrument for order and discipline. Drawing on interviews, numerous Thai language sources, and critical theory, the author reveals a remarkable adaptation of the idea of democracy in the Brand: NIAS.

Synopsis Written by one of America's leading political thinkers, this is a book about the good, the bad, and the ugly of identity politics. Democracy and identity book Amy Gutmann rises above the raging polemics that often characterize discussions of identity groups and offers a fair-minded assessment of the role they play in.

It is worth turning to Ivan Krastev and Stephen Holmes’s book to understand how liberal democracy went so badly wrong afterand how the right dominated the agenda. This new identity.

Identity in Democracy. Book Description: Written by one of America's leading political thinkers, this is a book about the good, the bad, and the ugly of identity Gutmann rises above the raging polemics that often characterize discussions of identity groups and offers a fair-minded assessment of the role they play in democracies.

The demand for identity cannot be transcended; we must begin to shape identity in a way that supports rather than undermines democracy. Identity is an urgent and necessary book—a sharp warning that unless we forge a universal understanding of human dignity, we will doom ourselves to continuing conflict.

Financial Times Books of the YearCited by: Written by one of America's leading political thinkers, this is a book about the good, the bad, and the ugly of identity Gutmann rises above the raging polemics that often characterize discussions of identity groups and offers a fair-minded assessment of the role they play in by: Democracy for Realists assails the romantic folk-theory at the heart of contemporary thinking about democratic politics and government, and offers a provocative alternative view grounded in the actual human nature of democratic citizens.

Christopher Achen and Larry Bartels deploy a wealth of social-scientific evidence, including ingenious original analyses of topics ranging from abortion Released on: Ap   IDENTITY The Demand for Dignity and the Politics of Resentment By Francis Fukuyama pp.

Farrar, Straus & Giroux. $ THE LIES THAT BIND Rethinking Identity. Her book does justice to identity groups, while recognizing that they cannot be counted upon to do likewise to others. Clear, engaging, and forcefully argued, Amy Gutmann's Identity in Democracy provides the fractious world of multicultural and identity-group scholarship with a unifying work that will sustain it for years to come.

Francis Fukuyama is a political scientist at Stanford University. His latest book is “Identity: The Demand for Dignity and the Politics of Resentment,” which came out in : Nathan Gardels. Similarly, in the United States today, right-wing intellectuals believe that Democrats and liberal elites present an existential threat to American national identity and Christian values.

This book seeks to illuminate how Thai elites have used democracy as an instrument for order and discipline. Drawing on interviews, numerous Thai language sources, and critical theory, the author reveals a remarkable adaptation of the idea of democracy in the Thai by: Francis Fukuyama in (Larry Downing/Reuters) What Francis Fukuyama’s new book gets right, and wrong, about nationalism and identity politics H as anyone else noticed a decline in the number.

Democracy and Education book. Read 93 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In this book, written inDewey tries to criticize and 4/5(93). Drawing on Luther, Rousseau, Kant, and Hegel, among others, Fukuyama (International Studies/Stanford Univ.; Political Order and Political Decay: From the Industrial Revolution to the Globalization of Democracy,etc.) offers a historical overview leading to the modern concept of identity as comprised of thymos (“a universal aspect of human personality that craves recognition”), a belief in the distinction between the inner.

frozen by the opposition between plain or "formal" democracy and "popular" democracy which was current until recently in world-wide multilateral circles. These times are past; democracy - now unqualified - seems to be the subject of broad consensus and its promotion is high on the agenda of international bodies.

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Amy Gutmann rises above the raging polemics that often characterize.Unravelling the debate about the Spanish nation and its identity in the new democracy, this book looks at the issue as both a historical debate and a contemporary political problem, made particularly complex by the legacy of the Francoist dictatorship, which deeply eroded the legitimacy of Spanish nationalism.

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