Regulating aversion : tolerance in the age of identity and empire (Book, 2008) [Beloit College]
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Regulating aversion : tolerance in the age of identity and empire

Regulating aversion : tolerance in the age of identity and empire

Author: Wendy Brown
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examining the operation of tolerance in contexts as different as the War on Terror, campaigns for gay rights, and the Los Angeles Museum of Tolerance, this book traces the operation of tolerance in  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wendy Brown
ISBN: 9780691136219 0691136211
OCLC Number: 717519659
Description: 268 p
Contents: Acknowledgments ix Chapter 1: Tolerance as a Discourse of Depoliticization 1 Chapter 2: Tolerance as a Discourse of Power 25 Chapter 3: Tolerance as Supplement The "Jewish Question" and the "Woman Question" 48 Chapter 4: Tolerance as Governmentality Faltering Universalism, State Legitimacy, and State Violence 78 Chapter 5: Tolerance as Museum Object The Simon Wiesenthal Center Museum of Tolerance 107 Chapter 6: Subjects of Tolerance Why We Are Civilized and They Are the Barbarians 149 Chapter 7: Tolerance as/in Civilizational Discourse 176 Notes 207 Index 259
Responsibility: Wendy Brown.
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"The triumph of toleration as the central liberal value, and the attendant inability of liberals to see the dark side of their favorite virtue, is the subject of Wendy Brown's insightful and Read more...

 
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