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Recognition Theory as Social Research

Investigating the Dynamics of Social Conflict

Authors: O'Neill, Shane, Smith, Nicholas H.

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Presents the case for an exciting new research program in the social sciences based on the theory of recognition developed by Axel Honneth and others in recent years. The theory provides a frame for revealing new insights about conflicts and the potential of recognition theory to guide just resolutions of these conflicts is also explored.

About the authors

AXEL HONNETH Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Institute for Social Research, Goethe Universität Frankfurt, Germany and Jack C. Weinstein Professor of the Humanities, Columbia University, USA TERRY PINKARD Professor of Philosophy, Georgetown University, USA and Ehrenprofessor, Universität Tübingen, Germany JEAN-PHILIPPE DERANTY Associate Professor of Philosophy, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia CHRISTOPHER F. ZURN Associate Professor of Philosophy, University of Kentucky, USA NICHOLAS H. SMITH Professor of Philosophy, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia MAJID YAR Professor of Sociology, University of Hull, UK JONATHAN SEGLOW Senior Lecturer in Political Theory, Royal Holloway, University of London, UK SHANE O'NEILL Professor of Political Theory and Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Queen's University, Belfast, UK DAVID OWEN Professor of Social and Political Philosophy, University of Southampton, UK RUTH COX completed her PhD dissertation entitled The Theory of Recognition and the Ethics of Immigration at Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia VOLKER HEINS Senior Researcher, Institute for Social Research at Goethe Universität Frankfurt, Germany and Faculty Fellow of the Centre for Cultural Sociology, Yale University, USA

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  • Introduction: A Recognition-Theoretical Research Programme for the Social Sciences

    Smith, Nicholas H.

    Pages 1-18

  • Is Recognition a Basis for Social or Political Thought?

    Pinkard, Terry

    Pages 21-38

  • Hegelian Recognition, Critical Theory, and the Social Sciences

    Deranty, Jean-Philippe

    Pages 39-60

  • Misrecognition, Marriage, and Derecognition

    Zurn, Christopher F.

    Pages 63-86

  • Work as a Sphere of Norms, Paradoxes, and Ideologies of Recognition

    Smith, Nicholas H.

    Pages 87-108

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Recognition Theory as Social Research
Book Subtitle
Investigating the Dynamics of Social Conflict
Authors
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-26292-9
DOI
10.1057/9781137262929
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-29655-8
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-33374-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 247
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