By Bruce Frohnen, Jeremy Beer, Nelson O. Jeffrey
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American Conservatism: An Encyclopedia is the 1st finished reference quantity to hide what's definitely the main influential political and highbrow circulate of the previous part century. greater than fifteen years within the making—and greater than part 1000000 phrases in length—this informative and unique encyclopedia comprises considerable entries on these folks, occasions, agencies, and ideas of significant value to postwar American conservatism. Its participants comprise iconic patriarchs of the conservative and libertarian pursuits, celebrated students, recognized authors, and influential circulate activists and leaders.
Ranging from "abortion" to "Zoll, Donald Atwell," and written from viewpoints as numerous as these that have knowledgeable the postwar conservative circulate itself, the encyclopedia's greater than six hundred entries will orient readers of every kind to the folk and concepts that experience given form to modern American conservatism. This long-awaited quantity isn't really to be ignored.
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As I suggest above, the impacts – the harms – of misrecognition here are psychologically and materially experienced. It is not surprising, then, that ‘recognition’ was overtly articulated by research participants when they initially reﬂected on the signiﬁcance of the GRA. Logics of gender recognition The GRA had been law in the United Kingdom for three years when the project ‘Gender Diversity, Recognition and Citizenship’ began in 2007. While some participants had successfully applied for gender recognition, others had been unsuccessful in their applications and, more still, were deliberating on whether or not to enter into the process.
20 Gender Diversity, Recognition and Citizenship economy, that is, constituting a fundamental threat to its very workability. Butler (2008: 52–53) In Butler’s analysis, then, modes of sexual production sustain the coherence of gender, heterosexuality and the family, and render unintelligible other modes of being. As Mandy Merk (2007) points out, this argument has long been made by scholars from gender and sexuality studies. Merk remembers the work of Jeffrey Weeks linking male prostitution to the growth of capitalism; of John D’Emilio on capitalist commodiﬁcation of intimacy; of Gayle Rubin on systems of sexual hierarchy and of Lillian Faberman, who linked lesbian partnerships to middle-class women’s ﬁnancial independence.
Through struggles for recognition, society achieves what Honneth writes about as its ‘ideal state’. In other words, recognition struggles bring about social justice. As discussed in Chapter 1, Honneth positions the law as one vehicle for enabling social justice. The law chamber is positioned as a site through which recognition is claimed on a journey of moral progress. To step back a little, Honneth’s ﬁrst point of call on the journey from conﬂict to justice is ‘hurt feelings’ (1995: 1963) – the term used by Honneth to describe emotions such as shame, sadness or anger, which arise Moving for Recognition 41 from social exclusion.
American Conservatism: An Encyclopedia by Bruce Frohnen, Jeremy Beer, Nelson O. Jeffrey