Regulating Aversion Tolerance in the Age of Identity and Empire by Wendy Brown

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Subjects:

  • Toleration,
  • Attitude,
  • Philosophy,
  • Tolerance,
  • Social Science

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Tolerance is generally regarded as an unqualified achievement of the modern West. Emerging in early modern Europe to defuse violent religious conflict and reduce persecution, tolerance today is hailed as a key to decreasing conflict across a wide range of other dividing lines-- cultural, racial, ethnic, and sexual. But, as political theorist Wendy Brown argues in Regulating Aversion, tolerance also has dark and troubling undercurrents. Dislike, disapproval, and regulation lurk at the heart of tolerance. To tolerate is not to affirm but to conditionally allow what is unwanted or deviant. And, a.

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LC ClassificationsHM1271 .B76 2008
The Physical Object
Format[electronic resource] :
Pagination1 online resource (282 p.)
Number of Pages282
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Open LibraryOL27085080M
ISBN 101400827477
ISBN 109781400827473
OCLC/WorldCa781297495

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Brown has done a wonderful job of orchestrating her argument, and it has been articulated with wit. Regulating aversion: tolerance in the age of identity and empire / Wendy Brown Princeton University Press Princeton, Brown traces the operation of tolerance in contemporary struggles over identity, citizenship, and civilization."--BOOK JACKET.

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co-authored with T. Asad, J. Butler and S. Mahmood. Regulating Aversion: Tolerance in the Age of Identity and Empire () In this book, Brown subverts the usual and widely accepted notion that tolerance is one of the most remarkable achievements of Western modernity.

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to close scrutiny in Regulating Aversion. Adding insight to Marcuse's thesis that tolerance fosters social repression as well as institutional inequality, the book superbly tracks the "work of tolerance discourse by comprehending how this discourse constructs and positions. Get this from a library.

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analyses eschew essential truths, REGULATING AVERSION presupposes one, yet is unable to deliver it. Instead we get an unresolved play of ambiguity, relativism, and ambivalence – as I will show. Regulating Aversion Quotes Showing of 13 “Despite its pacific demeanor, tolerance is an internally unharmonious term, blending together goodness, capaciousness, and conciliation with discomfort, judgment, and aversion.

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In this book, she offers a new way of addressing dilemmas of justice and equality in multiethnic, multicultural societies, intervening at this critical moment when so many Western countries are poised to abandon multiculturalism.

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Tolerance as a Discourse of Depoliticization 2. Tolerance as a Discourse of Power 3. Sensory processing issues are often first recognized during the toddler years. Parents notice that a child has an unusual aversion to noise, light, shoes that are deemed too tight and clothes that are irritating.

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