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Questions of Conduct : Sexual Harrassment Citizenship Government - Jeffrey Minson

Questions of Conduct

Sexual Harrassment Citizenship Government

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Published: 10th August 1993
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On the basis of a distinctive "material-cultural" approach to ethics, this book puts the case for radically changing the conventional terms of debate in respect to two intersecting issues: the problem of sexual harrassment, and the place of "citizenship" in socialist political theory and programmes. In so doing, this book of essays makes clear the implication of viewing both liberalism and its limits as aspects of "governmentality" (in Michel Foucault's sense) which cannot be reduced to the language of political philosophy and the debates which surround it. The study presents an anthropological rather than philosophical view of ethics and attempts to think through the ethical aspects of citizenship and participatory democracy. By the author of "Genealogies of Moral".

Preface and Acknowledgements - PART 1: INTRODUCING ETHICAL CULTURE - 'The White Elephant's Nightmare' - Kant, Rhetoric and Civility - PART 2: TO GOVERN SEXUAL HARASSMENT - 'What Would He Know About Sexual Harassment?' - Ungovernable Conduct? - Social Theory and Legal Argument - Second Principles of Social Justice - Managing without a Politics of Subjectivity - PART 3: SOCIALIST POLITICS, LIBERAL GOVERNMENT - The Architecture of Legitimate Inequality - The Participatory Imperative - The Associations of Socialism - Notes - Table of Cases - Bibliography - Index

ISBN: 9780333465981
ISBN-10: 0333465989
Series: Sexual Harrassment, Citizenship, Government
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 279
Published: 10th August 1993
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 1.65
Weight (kg): 0.37
Edition Number: 10