Multiculturalism and the Politics of Guilt: Toward a Secular Theocracy

Multiculturalism and the Politics of Guilt: Toward a Secular Theocracy

by Paul Edward Gottfried
     
 

ISBN-10: 0826214177

ISBN-13: 9780826214171

Pub. Date: 11/01/2002

Publisher: University of Missouri Press

Multiculturalism and the Politics of Guilt extends Paul Gottfried's examination of Western managerial government's growth in the last third of the twentieth century. Linking multiculturalism to a distinctive political and religious context, the book argues that welfare-state democracy, unlike bourgeois liberalism, has rejected the once conventional distinction between

Overview

Multiculturalism and the Politics of Guilt extends Paul Gottfried's examination of Western managerial government's growth in the last third of the twentieth century. Linking multiculturalism to a distinctive political and religious context, the book argues that welfare-state democracy, unlike bourgeois liberalism, has rejected the once conventional distinction between government and civil society.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826214171
Publisher:
University of Missouri Press
Publication date:
11/01/2002
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
6.36(w) x 9.26(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsix
Introduction: From the Managerial to the Therapeutic State1
1.The Death of Socialism?17
2.Religious Foundations of the Managerial Therapeutic State39
3.The Managerial as Therapeutic State71
4.A Sensitized World101
5.Whither the Populist Right118
Conclusion: A Secular Theocracy131
Index151

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