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Why the world needs a universal politics

Kapoor, Ilan and Zalloua, Zahi (2022) Why the world needs a universal politics. British Politics and Policy at LSE (15 Feb 2022). Blog Entry.

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Many of the problems facing the world are global, from climate change to rising inequality. But how can ordinary citizens hope to tackle these issues when they take place across national borders? Ilan Kapoor and Zahi Zalloua argue that what is needed is a universal politics that can address these collective challenges. But rather than relying on the narrow particularism of identity politics, we should build this new politics on a ‘negative universality’ that is rooted in people’s shared experiences of exploitation and marginalisation.

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Additional Information: © 2022 The Authors
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
J Political Science > JC Political theory
Date Deposited: 25 Apr 2022 14:33
Last Modified: 25 Apr 2022 14:33

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