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Racism and Sexism

  • Frank Cunningham
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Part of the Critical Political Theory and Radical Practice book series (CPTRP)

Abstract

Macpherson’s orientation offers support to those who see anti-oppressive potentials in liberal democracy. At the same time, his critique of the culture and institutions of market society motivates including within intersectional networks of gender and race oppressions an economic dimension that highlights the role possessive individualism plays in sustaining them. Also drawn upon are Macpherson’s approaches to false consciousness and the relation between reform and radical change.

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  • Frank Cunningham
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  1. 1.Departments of Philosophy & Political ScienceUniversity of TorontoTorontoCanada

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