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Gary Craig, Tania Burchardt, and David Gordon

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9781861349347

Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781861349347.001.0001

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Structural injustice and the politics of difference

Structural injustice and the politics of difference

(p.76) (p.77) Four Structural injustice and the politics of difference
Social justice and public policy

Young Iris Marion

Policy Press

This chapter aims to distinguish the politics of cultural difference and the politics of positional difference. It discusses how the tendency to narrow consideration of a politics of difference to a liberal paradigm in much recent political theory has resulted in at least three unfortunate consequences. The discussion also considers the critical limits to the politics of cultural difference.

Keywords:   cultural difference, positional difference, liberal paradigm, political theory, critical limits

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