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  • Hardcover: 184 pages
  • Publisher: University of Illinois Press; 1 edition (June 9 2008)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0252032977
  • ISBN-13: 978-0252032974
  • Product Dimensions: 23 x 15 x 2 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 363 g
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #2,151,401 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)


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Powerful, engaging study Sept. 21 2008
By Iron Lion of Zion - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Hardcover
Forcefully argued and lucidly written, this work critiques the ideological structures and discourses that continue to flourish around the concept of "responsibility" and its alleged possessor, the autonomous individual of liberal, late-capitalistic society. Lavin's many examples and close studies are extremely provocative; ultimately, he's convincing in showing how what he calls a "postliberal" view of responsibility is better suited to understanding and extending the pluralistic range of democratic society. These days, when it seems as though one can't hear a political speech or read an op-ed without hearing about "personal responsibility," Lavin's thoughtful study and practical guidance are thoroughly refreshing; this slim work points the way forward for those still willing to take on the political and institutional conditions of democratic freedoms, without the tired prejudices associated with individualist ideology.


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