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Simone de Beauvoir and a Global Theory of Feminist Recognition
Monica Mookherjee

recognition, in contrast to her ‘transformative’ approach grounded on parity of social status, to presuppose an individual who seeks recognition by identifying with ascribed social identifications. However, while the pursuit of authenticity in this sense seems applicable to cultural or national groups, and is keenly reflected in social movements such as German Romanticism (Zurn 2003 : 530), it does not appear to

in Recognition and Global Politics
M. Anne Brown

‘revolutionary’ – the heightened emotion of the bloody sacrifice for the preservation of the true way – over a willingness to face the confused field of the everyday as the principal dimension of political change. The revolutionary tradition of the past century has shrouded death for a cause in a romantic garb. It is a tradition in which ‘romanticism and revolutionary impulse fused in a cult of action’ … The suicidal student pledge contained the lines: ‘… I may be beheaded, my blood may flow, but the people’s Square will not be lost’. The cult worked

in Human rights and the borders of suffering