Mistaken Identities: The Second Wave of Controversy Over "political Correctness"
Cyril Levitt, Scott Davies, Neil McLaughlin
P. Lang, Jan 1, 1999 - Political Science - 339 pages
"Political correctness" refers to initiatives of feminists, multiculturalists, and postmodernists to promote cultural sensitivity and protections against harassment. In the past five years, a second wave of controversy over political correctness has unveiled a core of enduring problems that strike at the heart of liberal democracy. Contributors from the center to the left of the political spectrum examine challenges posed by political correctness to individual rights, universalism and equality, and science and reason. The editor is affiliated with McMaster University, Canada. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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