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Democracy as death: the moral order of anti-liberal politics in South Africa

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This title explores how the values that underpin Western liberal democracy are contested and resisted in contemporary South Africa, and provides grist for a number of broader theoretical discussions.

By paying attention to subaltern perspectives on democratization, it compels us to question common assumptions about the nature of liberal freedom and the forms of personhood that it seeks to produce.

It also pushes us to rethink the social-scientific theories that seek to explain antiliberal politics, which rely on the very same assumptions that underpin the project of liberal democracy itself.

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0520959868 / 9780520959866
eBook
320.968
07/03/2015
English
263 pages
Description based on print version record.