A relational society

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Rustin, M. 2013. A relational society. Soundings. 54, pp. 23-36.
AuthorsRustin, M.
Abstract

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Neoliberalism has as one of its basic presuppositions the idea that the
human world is composed essentially of individuals, who should as far
as possible be free to make their own choices and to advance their own
interests, in pursuit of whatever they may deem their happiness to be. To be sure,
individuals are expected to avoid interfering with the freedom of others, and systems
of moral and legal regulation exist to ensure that such limits and protections are
enforced. But these are seen as applying to what are essentially individuals, acting
without reference to a wider social context.

JournalSoundings
Journal citation54, pp. 23-36
ISSN17410797
13626620
Year2013
PublisherLawrence and Wishart
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CC BY
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)doi:10.3898/136266213807299014
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Print22 Jul 2013
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Deposited08 Jan 2016
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