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Political tolerance

balancing community and diversity

by Robert Weissberg

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  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Sage Publications in Thousand Oaks, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Toleration.,
  • Human rights.,
  • Multiculturalism.,
  • Political correctness.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 261-268) and index.

    StatementRobert Weissberg.
    SeriesContemporary American politics
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJC571 .W385 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 275 p. ;
    Number of Pages275
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL349721M
    ISBN 10080397342X, 0803973438
    LC Control Number98008983

    A timely, erudite, and insightful book that sheds light on issues concerning whether and when contemporary democracies should restrict the practices and beliefs of nonmainstream religious and political groups. It is the best book written on this subject to date. Bruce Cain, author of Democracy More or Less: America’s Political Reform Quandary. This path-breaking book reconceptualizes our understanding of political tolerance as well as of its foundations. Previous studies, the authors contend, overemphasized the role of education in.

    This book examines to what extent the effect of education on political and social tolerance varies cross-nationally. It gives an inventory of micro- and macro- level factors moderating this effect. The empirical analysis is based on comparative surveys . Political tolerance means accepting and respecting the basic rights and civil liberties of persons and groups whose viewpoints differ from one's own. All citizens, including political leaders, have a responsibility to practise political tolerance in their words and actions. As a clear rejection of "might makes right," political tolerance is a.

    A Letter Concerning Toleration by John Locke was originally published in Its initial publication was in Latin, though it was immediately translated into other 's work appeared amidst a fear that Catholicism might be taking over England, and responds to the problem of religion and government by proposing religious toleration as the answer. The Antichrist (German: Der Antichrist) is a book by the philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche, originally published in Although it was written in , its controversial content made Franz Overbeck and Heinrich Köselitz delay its publication, along with Ecce Homo. The German title can be translated into English as either The Anti-Christ or The Anti-Christian, depending on how .


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This path-breaking book reconceptualizes our understanding of political tolerance as well as of its foundations. Previous studies, the authors contend, overemphasized the role of education in explaining the presence of tolerance, while giving insufficient weight to personality and ideological factors.

With an innovative methodology for measuring levels of tolerance more. This path-breaking book reconceptualizes our understanding of political tolerance as well as of its foundations.

Previous studies, the authors contend, overemphasized the role of education in explaining the presence of tolerance, while giving insufficient weight to personality and ideological factors.4/5. This path-breaking book reconceptualizes our understanding of political tolerance as well as of its foundations.

Previous studies, the authors contend, overemphasized the role of education in explaining the presence of tolerance, while giving insufficient weight to personality and ideological by:   The essays in Religion and Political Tolerance in America seek to understand how these elements interrelate.

The editor and contributors to this important volume present new and innovative research that wrestles with the fundamental question of the place of religion in democratic society.

They address topics ranging from religious contributions. This article first provides an overview of democratic theory in order to provide a better understanding of the meaning of political intolerance.

The concept of tolerance is clearly explained to avoid any confusion with other terms such as permissiveness. The article identifies the role of tolerance in democratic theory and attempts to determine why some citizens are.

A Critique of Pure Tolerance is a book by the philosopher Robert Paul Wolff, the sociologist Barrington Moore Jr., and the philosopher Herbert Marcuse, in which the authors discuss the political role of book has been described as "peculiar" by commentators, and its authors have been criticized for advocating intolerance and the suppression of dissenting.

Religious institutions are often engaged in influencing the beliefs and values that individuals hold. But religious groups can also challenge how people think about democracy, including the extension of equal rights and liberties regardless of viewpoint, or what is commonly called political tolerance.

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In his book, Denis Lacorne traces the emergence of the notion of tolerance from early thinkers to the Age of. political tolerance can occur in multiple ways, from the mere observation of civil liberties disputes in the daily news (e.g., Nelson, Clawson, and Oxley ) to personally employing democratic methods to oppose one’s government in an active and personal way.

In short, the democratic learning model stresses both. Professor Eisenstein has provided a valuable addition to the literature on political tolerance. She demonstrates theoretical sophistication and methodological innovation as she modifies our understanding of the relationship between religion and tolerance.

This is an important book. --Ted G. Jelen, Professor and Chair of Political Science Author: Marie A. Eisenstein. This book moves beyond the extensive research on this question in western contexts to focus on the global south, offering unique empirical studies of political tolerance in plural societies where poverty is prevalent and democratic institutions can often be by: 1.

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Yet qualified behavioural tolerance seems to have been replaced by a blank-cheque attitudinal tolerance which threatens individual liberty and stifles free speech. This argument is at the centre of this compelling book. Robert Weissberg takes a serious look at the political shifts over the past 30 years and their effect on attitudes and behaviour.2/5(1).

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Try. 2 days ago  Racial identity politics and tolerance of violence has not only taken over the Democratic Party, but it has also taken over much of American journalism. Just ask the family of Cannon Hinnant. Clarence V. McKee is president of McKee Communications, Inc., a government, political, and media relations and training consulting firm in Florida.

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PRRI CEO Robert P. Jones, PRRI Research Director Daniel Cox, and Juhem Navarro-Rivera explore the enduring negative feelings towards atheists in American society in an edited volume Religion and Political Tolerance in chapter, “Non-religious Tolerance: American Attitudes toward Atheists, America’s Most Unpopular Religious group,” demonstrates that even.

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