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Regulating aversion : tolerance in the age of identity and empire

Author: Wendy Brown
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. ; Woodstock : Princeton University Press, 2008.
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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 0691126542 9780691126548
OCLC Number: 441791185
Notes: Originally published: 2006.
Description: XI, 268 str. ; 24 cm
Contents: Tolerance as a discourse of depoliticization --
Tolerance as a discourse of power --
Tolerance as supplement: the "Jewish question" and the "woman question" --
Tolerance as governmentality: faltering universalism, state legitimacy, and state violence --
Tolerance as museum object: the Simon Wiesenthal Center Museum of Tolerance --
Subjects of tolerance: why we are civilized and they are the barbarians --
Tolerance as/in civilizational discourse.
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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