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Recognition and Difference: Politics, Identity, Multiculture

Lash, Scott and Featherstone, Mike, eds. 2002. Recognition and Difference: Politics, Identity, Multiculture. SAGE Publications. ISBN 978-0761949879 [Edited Book]

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Are there any cultural universals left? Does multiculturalism inevitably involve a slide into moral relativism? This timely and insightful book examines questions of politics and identity in the age of multicultures. It draws together the contribution of outstanding contributors such as Fraser, Honneth, O'Neill, Bauman, Lister, Gilroy and De Swann to explore how difference and multiculturalism take on the arguments of universalist humanism. The approach taken derives from the traditions of cultural sociology and cultural studies rather than political science and philosophy.

The book takes seriously the argument that the social bond and recognition are in danger through globalization and deterritorialization. It is a major contribution to the emerging debate on the form of post-national forms of civil society.

Item Type:

Edited Book

Departments, Centres and Research Units:

Centre for Cultural Studies (1998-2017)

Date:

2002

Item ID:

12688

Date Deposited:

12 Aug 2015 15:53

Last Modified:

27 Jun 2017 11:11

URI:

http://research.gold.ac.uk/id/eprint/12688

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