Secomb, Linnell (2000) Fractured community. Hypatia, 15 (2). pp. 133-150. ISSN 1527-2001 (online) (doi:10.1353/hyp.2000.0028)Full text not available from this repository.
Unity, commonality, and agreement are generally understood to be the basis, or the aim, of community. This paper argues instead that disagreement and fracture are inherent to, and provide the expression of difference within, community. Drawing on the experience of race relations in Australia, this paper proposes that ongoing resistance and disagreement by Aboriginal groups against non-Aboriginal law and culture has enabled an unworking of homogenizing and totalizing forces which destroy alterity within community.
|Additional Information:|| In Hypatia, Volume 15, Issue 2, May 2003. Special Issue - Going Australian: Reconfiguring Feminism and Philosphy.|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||community, difference, alterity, Jean-Luc Nancy|
|Subjects:||B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > B Philosophy (General)|
|School / Department / Research Groups:||School of Humanities & Social Sciences|
School of Humanities & Social Sciences > Department of Social, Political & Cultural Studies
|Last Modified:||05 Sep 2012 17:06|
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