Regulating Aversion: Tolerance in the Age of Identity and Empire

Regulating Aversion: Tolerance in the Age of Identity and Empire

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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.

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Publisher: Princeton University Press (January 07, 2008)

Format: EPUB

File size: 2.2 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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