ISBN-10:
0742533484
ISBN-13:
9780742533486
Pub. Date:
05/15/2004
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Rights, Democracy, and Fulfillment in the Era of Identity Politics: Principled Compromises in a Compromised World

Rights, Democracy, and Fulfillment in the Era of Identity Politics: Principled Compromises in a Compromised World

by David Ingram
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ISBN-13: 9780742533486
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 05/15/2004
Series: New Critical Theory Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 280
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 8.94(h) x 0.61(d)

About the Author

David Ingram is professor of philosophy at Loyola University, Chicago.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsix
Introduction: New Critical Theory: Taking Rights, Democracy, and Identity Politics Seriously1
1Human Rights and Differends: The Fragmentation of Reason and Identity in the (Post)modern Age29
Part IIdentity51
2White Man's Burden? Ethnicity and Race in the Era of Identity Politics53
3Identity Politics and the Law: Reflections on Disability91
Part IIDeliberative Democracy117
4Democracy and Racial Identity: Reconsidering Representation119
5Democracy and the Rule of Law: Differends and Crises in Postliberal Capitalism143
Part IIIRights175
6Toward a Pragmatist and Perfectionist Theory of Rights177
7Human Rights and International Justice203
Concluding Remarks: Achieving Global Harmony through Transformative Dialogue239
Bibliography245
Index257

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