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Recognition, Identity, and Difference (2021)

Laitinen, A., & Hirvonen, O. (2021). Recognition, Identity, and Difference. In L. Siep, H. Ikäheimo, & M. Quante (Eds.), Handbuch Anerkennung. Springer VS. Springer Reference Geisteswissenschaften. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-658-19561-8_68-1

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All authors or editors: Laitinen, Arto; Hirvonen, Onni

Parent publication: Handbuch Anerkennung

Parent publication editors: Siep, Ludwig; Ikäheimo, Heikki; Quante, Michael

ISBN: 978-3-658-19557-1

eISBN: 978-3-658-19558-8

Journal or series: Springer Reference Geisteswissenschaften

ISSN: 2524-3721

eISSN: 2524-373X

Publication year: 2021

Publisher: Springer VS

Place of Publication: Wiesbaden

Publication country: Germany

Publication language: English

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-658-19561-8_68-1

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This entry discusses three forms of politics of recognition: politics of universalism, affirmative identity politics, and deconstructive politics of difference. It examines the constitutive, causally formative, and normative role that recognition has for the relevant senses of universal standing, particular identity, and difference in these approaches.

Keywords: recognition (philosophy); identity (mental objects); social identity; identity politics; differences; universalism; social movements; social philosophy

Free keywords: recognition; identity; difference; universalism; new social movements

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