Download e-book for kindle: Competing Responsibilities: The Ethics and Politics of by Susanna Trnka,Catherine Trundle

By Susanna Trnka,Catherine Trundle

ISBN-10: 0822363607

ISBN-13: 9780822363606

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Noting the pervasiveness of the adoption of "responsibility" as a middle excellent of neoliberal governance, the individuals to Competing Responsibilities problem modern understandings and evaluations of that idea in political, social, and moral existence. They show that neoliberalism's reification of the liable topic mask the myriad varieties of person and collective accountability that individuals interact with of their daily lives, from responsibility, self-sufficiency, and prudence to care, legal responsibility, and culpability. The essays—which mix social conception with ethnographic study from Europe, North the United States, Africa, and New Zealand—address quite a lot of themes, together with reviews of company social accountability practices; the relationships among private and non-private obligations within the context of nation violence; the stress among calls on participants and imperatives to teams to avoid the transmission of HIV; audit tradition; and the way well-being is forged as a citizenship factor. Competing Responsibilities allows the exam of modes of accountability that reach, problem, or coexist with the neoliberal concentrate on the person cultivation of the self. 

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Barry D. Adam, Elizabeth Anne Davis, Filippa Lentzos, Jessica Robbins-Ruszkowski, Nikolas Rose, Rosalind Shaw, Cris Shore, Jessica M. Smith, Susanna Trnka, Catherine Trundle, Jarrett Zigon

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