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The Cult of True Victimhood From the War on Welfare to the War on Terror by Alyson Cole

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Published by Stanford University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • POLITICS & GOVERNMENT,
  • Social issues,
  • Public Policy - Social Services & Welfare,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • USA,
  • Political Process - General,
  • Public Policy - Social Policy,
  • Political Science / Political Ideologies / General,
  • Political Ideologies - General,
  • Discourse analysis,
  • Political aspects,
  • Political culture,
  • United States,
  • Victims

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7930164M
ISBN 100804754616
ISBN 109780804754613

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President George W. Bush even blamed an Islamic “culture of victimization” for 9/ The Cult of True Victimhood shows how the panic about domestic and foreign victims has transformed American politics, warping the language we use to talk Author: Alyson Cole. A fascinating new book from Canadian author and public policy analyst Mark Milke – The Victim Cult: How the culture of blame hurts everyone and wrecks civilizations – looks at how grievances and a sense of victimhood, real and manufactured, influence the . Contents Books About: The Rise of Victimhood Culture offers a framework for understanding recent moral conflicts at U.S. universities, which have bled into society at large. These are not the familiar clashes between liberals and conservatives or the religious and the secular: instead, they are clashes between a new moral culture—victimhood.   The Real Victims of Victimhood BACK in , the misanthropic art critic Robert Hughes published a grumpy, entertaining book called “Culture of Complaint,” in which he predicted that America was.

The Cult of True Victimhood shows how the panic about domestic and foreign victims has transformed American politics, warping the language we use to talk about suffering and collective responsibility. With forceful and lively prose, Alyson Cole investigates the ideological underpinnings, cultural manifestations, and political consequences of anti-victimism in an Brand: Alyson M Cole.   The Cult of True Victimhood is a well written and stimulating book that social scientists interested in issues ranging from criminology to feminism and ethnic relations could /5(8). The Cult of Victimhood begins by appropriating the Intelligence of the Victim, recognizing the truth that discrete groups are often persecuted unjustly by virtue of being a discrete group, and not as a result of anything for which they are responsible. And the Cult of Victimhood insists, correctly. “The Victim Cult is a brilliant book. Tracing a thousand years of how we take positions, and arriving in the present, to clearly show what has worked well. We need to be wary of people who ‘self-identify’ as victims. The Victim Cult will guide us past the victim vortex and allow us to wisely help others.” — Dr. Roger Watson.