By Cornelius Castoriadis
Démocratie et relativisme constitue le témoignage écrit d’un débat public qui se tint en 1994 : les rédacteurs de l. a. Revue du MAUSS [Mouvement anti-utilitariste dans les sciences sociales], notamment Alain Caillé, Serge Latouche et Jacques Dewitte, avaient souhaité débattre avec le philosophe dissident de Socialisme ou barbarie, auteur de l. a. série Les Carrefours du labyrinthe.
En ces années qui suivent los angeles fin de l’URSS et « de l’Histoire », les sujets ne manquent pas : Quelle perception de los angeles démocratie ? Qu’est-ce que l’Occident ? Pourquoi los angeles résurgence des intégrismes religieux ? Qu’est-ce que l’universalisme ? Qu’est-ce que le marché ? Quelle est cette forme que prend le capitalisme ? Quels sont les paradoxes du relativisme culturel ?
En posant ces questions qui balisent aujourd’hui encore le champ intellectuel français, Cornelius Castoriadis enregistrait et décrivait l’effondrement que connaît l’Occident. Avec l. a. vivacité et los angeles grande clarté de son esprit, il diagnostiquait tous les maux qui se sont aujourd’hui aggravés.
Read Online or Download Démocratie et relativisme : Entretiens avec le MAUSS PDF
Best politics books
We're spurred into motion via our issues and fears; yet all too usually our motion fails to handle the real factors of our concerns. while attempting to make feel of our lives, we have a tendency to blame our personal failings and weaknesses for our discomforts and defeats. And in doing so, we make issues worse instead of larger.
The bestselling writer of Nickel and Dimed is going again undercover to do for America’s sick center type what she did for the operating poor
Barbara Ehrenreich’s Nickel and Dimed explored the lives of low-wage staff. Now, in Bait and turn, she enters one other hidden realm of the economic system: the shadowy global of the white-collar unemployed. Armed with a believable résumé of a pro “in transition,” she makes an attempt to land a middle-class job—undergoing profession training and character checking out, then trawling a chain of EST-like boot camps, activity festivals, networking occasions, and evangelical job-search ministries. She will get a picture makeover, works to undertaking a successful perspective, but is proselytized, scammed, lectured, and—again and again—rejected.
Bait and turn highlights the folk who’ve performed every little thing right—gotten collage levels, built marketable abilities, and outfitted up notable résumés—yet became time and again susceptible to bankruptcy, and never easily end result of the vagaries of the company cycle. Today’s ultra-lean companies take pleasure in laying off their “surplus” employees—plunging them, for months or years at a stretch, into the twilight sector of white-collar unemployment, the place task looking turns into a full-time task in itself. As Ehrenreich discovers, there are few social helps for those newly disposable workers—and little defense even in the event you have jobs.
Like the now vintage Nickel and Dimed, Bait and turn is alternately hilarious and tragic, a searing exposé of monetary cruelty the place we least anticipate it.
This publication explores contemporary advancements within the thought and perform of accommodating cultural range inside democratic constitutional orders. It brings jointly philosophers and felony students to discover the inter-play among the normative precepts complicated via the previous for the lodging of cultural pluralism and the truth of that lodging because it performs itself out in political and felony perform, as defined by means of the latter.
- The Welfare State in Korea: The Politics of Legitimation
- Eastern Europe since 1945 (2nd Edition) (Making of the Modern World)
- Opus Dei: An Archaeology of Duty (Homo Sacer II, 5) (Meridian: Crossing Aesthetics)
- Public Administration: A Comparative Perspective (Public Administration and Public Policy, Volume 59)
- The Spatial Model of Politics (Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy, Vol. 95)
- Chavs: The Demonization of the Working Class
Additional resources for Démocratie et relativisme : Entretiens avec le MAUSS
The production and reproduction of black people as different, inferior, and subhuman by Britain’s white population would be the foundation upon which people of African descent would become the objects of curiosity, amusement, and exhibition as well as desire. ” A Boer farmer brought Baartman to Britain and convinced her that she could gain wealth as well as repatriation by the public display of her large buttocks The Racialized State 21 (Fryer 1984, 229–230; see also Gilman 1986). She was exhibited for several hours a day for more than five years in Europe (most notably London and Paris), and was believed by many to be either a freak or a beast.
The competition for scarce resources created more tension, and blacks became the scapegoat for rent increases, overcrowding, noise, and poor accommodation (194). Employment was a second major problem that West Indian migrants faced. Unlike the more overt housing discrimination, racism in the area of employment was subtle. Recruitment practices of British Rail, London Transport, and the National Health Service reflected a government facing postwar labor shortages (Peach 1986, 67–68). By 1958, for example, “London Transport employed almost 4,000 black workers, about one quarter of whom had been recruited directly from the Caribbean” (Walvin 1984, 109).
It helped to pay the mortgage, but it also provided us with somewhere to go. That’s why they started. (Anon. quoted in Bryan, Dadzie, and Scafe 1993, 131) Housing and Employment As housing and employment were two seemingly inseparable problems for arriving Caribbean migrants during the years following WWII, a vast majority found accommodation through extended kin networks within Britain. They relied on friends and relatives, recent migrants, as well as those who had already established themselves in Britain (Ramdin 1987, 190–193).