Critical Republicanism: The Hijab Controversy and Political by Cécile Laborde

By Cécile Laborde

the 1st accomplished research of the philosophical matters raised by way of the hijab controversy in France, this booklet additionally conducts a discussion among modern Anglo-American and French political concept and defends a revolutionary republican approach to so-called multicultural conflicts in modern societies. It seriously assesses the reputable republican philosophy of laïcité which imagined to justify the 2004 ban on non secular indicators in
schools. Laïcité is proven to surround a complete thought of republican citizenship, established on 3 beliefs: equality (secular neutrality of the general public sphere), liberty (individual autonomy and emancipation) and fraternity (civic loyalty to the group of citizens). tough professional interpretations of laïcité, the
book then places ahead a severe republicanism which doesn't aid the hijab ban, but upholds a revised interpretation of 3 principal republican commitments: secularism, non-domination and civic unity. therefore, it articulates a model of secularism which squarely addresses the matter of established order bias - the truth that Western societies are traditionally now not impartial in the direction of all religions. It additionally defends a imaginative and prescient of girl emancipation which rejects the coercive paternalism
inherent within the legislation of spiritual gown, but doesn't depart contributors unaided within the face of non secular and secular, patriarchal and ethnocentric domination. ultimately, the publication outlines a idea of immigrant integration which locations the weight of civic integration on easy socio-political institutions,
rather than on electorate themselves. serious republicanism proposes a completely new method of the administration of non secular and cultural pluralism, focused at the pursuit of the innovative excellent of non-domination in current, non-ideal societies.

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