First published in French in 2010, Equaliberty brings together essays by Etienne Balibar, one of the preeminent political theorists of our time. The book is organized around equaliberty, a term coined by Balibar to connote the tension between the two ideals of modern democracy: equality (social rights and political representation) and liberty (the freedom citizens have to contest the social contract). He finds the tension between these different kinds of rights to be ingrained in the constitution of the modern nation-state ...

Equaliberty: Political Essays 2014, Duke University Press, North Carolina

ISBN-13: 9780822355649

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Equaliberty: Political Essays 2014, Duke University Press, North Carolina

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