Nancy Fraser Argumentative Analysis

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When arguing that emancipatory movements have been plagued by an antinomy between a politics of ‘redistribution’ and a politics of ‘recognition’, Nancy Fraser is specifically referring to the manner by which cultural recognition displaces socioeconomic redistribution as a remedy for injustice and the goal for political struggle. In order to thoroughly investigate this dilemma Fraser analytically distinguishes the different logics behind ‘redistribution’ and ‘recognition’, while situating them into current political predicaments. From her extensive analysis Fraser proposes two broad remedies that can cut across the redistribution-reconstruction divide.
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