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Power of Tolerance A Debate

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ISBN-10: 023117019X

ISBN-13: 9780231170192

Edition: 2014

Authors: Wendy Brown, Rainer Forst, Luca Di Blasi, Christoph F. E. Holzhey

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We invoke the ideal of tolerance in response to conflict, but what does it mean to answer conflict with a call for tolerance? Is tolerance a way of resolving conflicts or a means of sustaining them? Does it transform conflicts into productive tensions, or does it perpetuate underlying power relations? To what extent does tolerance hide its involvement with power and act as a form of depoliticization?Wendy Brown and Rainer Forst debate the uses and misuses of tolerance, an exchange that highlights the fundamental differences in their critical practice despite a number of political similarities. Both scholars address the normative premises, limits, and political implications of various…    
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Book details

List price: $16.00
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 6/3/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 112
Size: 4.75" wide x 8.25" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.330