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Democratic anxieties

Mario Feit

Democratic anxieties

same-sex marriage, death, and citizenship

by Mario Feit

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Published by Lexington Books in Lanham .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Same-sex marriage

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementMario Feit
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ1034.U5 F45 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25043116M
    ISBN 109780739149867, 9780739149881
    LC Control Number2010053777

    The Project Gutenberg EBook of Democracy In America, Volume 2 (of 2), by Alexis de Toqueville This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever. Book Four: Influence Of Democratic Opinions On Political Society. None but minds singularly free from the ordinary anxieties of life—minds at.   The Coming Clashes Between Democrats and Republicans. Trump’s overt appeals to white racial anxieties about immigrants, Muslims, and black football players, as well as his derogatory.

      Adorno and Democracy begins by examining Adorno’s views on democratic life in the World War II-era United States. Despite his affection for the famous American democratic spirit, Adorno worries that modern cultural forces like radio music and newspaper astrology columns appeal to this spirit only to undermine actual, “substantive” democracy: “The American attack on democracy usually. The Future of Capitalism, Facing the New Anxieties review Paul Collier explores a model of political economy which structures the ethical state Paul Collier identifies the fissures that need binding.

      In recent months, there has been a chorus of concern about the health of democracy in the United States. The “crisis” rhetoric many are using is designed to get headlines, but it does little. The book explores two opposed democratic journeys—from relative social equality and racial inequality to equal civil rights and economic inequality in the US; and deep social and economic inequalities to contested forms of equal citizenship in India. It discusses the concepts of citizenship, religion, capitalism, equality, and minorities.


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Democratic anxieties by Mario Feit Download PDF EPUB FB2

Democratic Anxieties addresses fundamental concerns about gender, sexuality, faith, secularism and the future of democracy. (Morris B. Kaplan, Purchase College, State University of New York, author of "Sexual Justice: Democratic Citizenship and the Politics of Desire") Democratic Anxieties is an interesting and timely book on an important issue Cited by: 1.

Democratic Anxieties argues that we must pay attention to the existential significance of democratic citizenship, because otherwise we end up with anxious democracy-a democracy that cannot fully embrace pluralism, especially when the connections between sex, death, and citizenship are at : Lexington Books.

The restless returns of religion or race in democratic movements everywhere, however, revive old ghosts. James Baldwin’s claim that democracy does not dare to say “race” or “religion” with ease or with pleasure rang true in the anxious murmurings around the Muslim Brotherhood after the Egyptian revolution as well.

Democratic Anxieties: Same-Sex Marriage, Death, and Citizenship proceeds from the surprising parallels between straight and gay opponents of same-sex marriage. With their apocalyptic rhetoric they inadvertently point to a frequently neglected, existential dimension of democratic citizenship.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: x, pages ; 24 cm: Contents: Jean-Jacques Rousseau's anxious democracy --Hannah Arendt and political immortality --Affirming death: Friedrich Nietzsche on creating a sibility.

Democratic Anxieties argues that we must pay attention to the existential significance of democratic citizenship, because otherwise we end up with anxious democracy-a democracy that cannot fully embrace pluralism, especially when the connections between sex, death, and citizenship are at stake.

In The Future of Capitalism: Facing the New Anxieties, Paul Collier offers a forthright discussion of capitalism today that seeks to diagnosis and propose remedies for the anxieties shaping divisions between families, cities and g away from clichés, ideology or populism, Collier calls our attention to pragmatism and the ‘hard centre’, and he is impressive in doing so in this.

Anxieties of Democracy Cambridge University Press Book Series. Overview. Follow Anxieties of Democracy Cambridge University Press Book Series brings together renowned scholars to probe the sources of current apprehensions about democracy and to explore how democratic regimes might thrive.

In The Future of Capitalism: Facing the New Anxieties, Paul Collier offers a forthright discussion of capitalism today that seeks to diagnosis and propose remedies for the anxieties shaping divisions between families, cities and nations. Staying away from clichés, ideology or populism, Collier calls our attention to pragmatism and the ‘hard centre’, and he is impressive in doing so in.

In the course of exempting religious, educational, and charitable organizations from federal income tax, section (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code requires them to refrain from campaign speech and much speech to influence legislation.

These speech restrictions have seemed merely technical adjustments, which prevent the political use of a tax subsidy. But the cultural and legal realities. The SSRC’s Anxieties of Democracy program is motivated by a concern about whether the core institutions of representative democracies can capably address large problems in the public interest.

The program promotes research and dialogue on a range of topics related to democratic functioning, for example asking how democracies can effectively.

My book, Anxious Politics: Democratic Citizenship in a Threatening World, was written with Shana Gadarian of Syracuse University and published by Cambridge University Press in We were co-winners of the Robert E. Lane Award, Political Psychology Section from the American Political Science Association.

Contemporary American political life abounds with crises and worry. "The Decline and Rise of Democracy shows that early democracy is much more prevalent than often thought and that the sequence of how a democracy forms matters.

Making original arguments, and drawing on a wide range of historical data, this book presents a bold theory and a. The book offers a rare systematic analysis of this diverse range of democratic innovations, drawing lessons for the future development of both democratic theory and practice.

Reviews ‘Democratic Innovations explains why we should not be satisfied with our received institutions of. Democratic citizenship in an anxious world can be a deeper, more informed citizenship. Without a full spectrum of voices from partisan political elites, though, anxious citizens in search of protection from threats to their health and way of life may support charlatans or madmen who offer bodily protection while destroying the body politic.

A few weeks ago I wrote about “Why We Can’t Sleep,” Ada Calhoun’s new book about the increased pressures and anxieties plaguing middle-aged women. She attributes them to. Her new book, The Politics of Resentment (University of Chicago Press, ), portrays Walker as a clever politician able to appeal to rural anxiety, even though she argues that Democratic policies would have served the rural poor better.

While her argument rightly draws attention to the plight of rural areas, she also unintentionally explains. The habitat of most contributors to the SSRC’s Anxieties of Democracy initiative is the political maelstrom. They have studied and assessed it all—from the attempt to impeach a popular president to debt-ceiling crises and sequestration, to the overarching question of whether Americans want national government to take an active role in addressing problems.

Book Description. The events of Septem sharply revived governmental and societal anxieties in many democratic countries concerning the threats posed by terrorism, organized crime, the proliferation and use of weapons of mass destruction, and other complex security threats.

Her second book, Talking to Strangers: Anxieties of Citizenship Since Brown vs. the Board of Education (), takes the events in Little Rock, Arkansas, and the landmark decision of as a starting point for an analysis of democratic politics that focuses on the roles that sacrifice and trust play in.

Some of the symptoms of democratic decay may seem familiar, but the disease is different. I share a lot of his anxieties, but ultimately he didn’t persuade me .The 20th century witnessed the triumph of democratic capitalism in the industrialized West, with widespread popular support for both free markets and representative elections.

Today, that political consensus appears to be breaking down, disrupted by polarization and income inequality, widespread dissatisfaction with democratic institutions, and. The Forces Driving Democratic Recession author of the just published book, as a philosophically profound and scientifically respectable response to .