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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Hoboken : Wiley, ©2014
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
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|Description:||1 online resource (194 pages).|
|Contents:||Title page; Copyright page; Contents; Dedication; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1: The Politics of Recognition; Two models of the self: Choice and dialogue; Feudalism, dignity, and authenticity; Is universal respect oppressive?; The 'politics of difference' reconsidered; Symbolism and recognition; Towards a more inclusive politics?; Responding to diversity: Recognition or toleration?; Three problems with the 'politics of recognition'; Beyond cultural recognition; 2: Respect; Honneth on respect, esteem, and personhood; Respect, equality, and difference; Respect and honour disentangled. The morality of respectRespect and rights; Can one's dignity be extinguished by others?; The importance of virtual recognition; The importance of being counted; 3: Esteem and Social Distinction; Why esteem poses ethical problems; Responsibility for self-esteem; Pride: A sin or a virtue?; Conflicts between social and self-esteem; Social distinction as social inequality; Social class and social status; Recognition as a resource; The threat of reductionism; The desire for esteem as a threat to social equality; 4: Justice and Recognition; The relationship between goodness and justice. Injustice and social conflictRecognition, redistribution, and resources; How should we distribute recognition?; Welfare and recognition; Recognition as a basic need; Deserving recognition?; What is the relationship between equality and recognition?; Can we shape the distribution of social esteem?; 5: The Struggle for Recognition; Why do we care so much about recognition?; Recognition-sensitivity as social radar; What is 'social' about social norms?; Roles, claims, and the social actor; Normative authority and the struggle for recognition; Two responses to the struggle for recognition. An ethics of recognition?Notes; References; Index.|
|Series Title:||Polity Key Concepts in the Social Sciences series.|
Cillian McBride is Lecturer in Political Theory at Queen's University, Belfast. "McBride is a sure-footed guide to the recognition literature and a clear-eyed judge of the claims to be found there.