By Iain McKay

"An Anarchist FAQ" is a FAQ written via a global paintings team of social anarchists attached in the course of the net. It records anarchist thought and concepts and argues in desire of social anarchism. It additionally explores different debates inner to the anarchist stream, and counters universal arguments opposed to anarchism. it's been in consistent evolution when you consider that 1995. whereas it was once begun as a critique of anarcho-capitalism, by the point it was once formally published it had develop into a normal creation to anarchism.

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Dudas 2003, 12–13) Dudas focuses then on the competing myth of individual responsibility to explain the cultural resonance of the backlash against treaty rights. PREFACE TO THE SECOND EDITION xxxv Note that countermobilization is as much about what is wrong with rights—their tendency to sow social discord—as about the virtues of individual responsibility. As Dudas puts it, Opponents frequently allege that treaty rights are unAmerican. Treaty rights are thus understood to be “violations of the basic tenets of our civic culture,” with opponents emphasizing how treaty rights affront the moral and political sensibilities that underwrite American community.

1996. The Constitution of Interests: Beyond the Politics of Rights. New York: New York University Press. Bruun, Rita. 1982. ” Law and Policy 4:271–98. Bumiller, Kristin. 1988. The Civil Rights Society: The Social Construction of Victims. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. Coutin, Susan Bibler. 2001. S. ” In Cause Lawyering and the State in a Global Era, ed. Austin Sarat and Stuart Scheingold, 117–40. New York: Oxford University Press. Den Dulk, Kevin R. d. ” Unpublished ms. Dudas, Jeffrey.

The overall message of the research on collective mobilization is that rights are a distinctly qualified political resource. Under appropriate conditions, however, rights can be deployed to promote collective political mobilization on behalf of an egalitarian agenda. By lending their discursive and institutional support, courts can make an important contribution to this process—as they did with respect to civil rights. When the courts validate an expansive interpretation of the kind that McCann discovered in the pay equity cases, they provide both institutional leverage and discursive legitimation.

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