1st Edition

Contesting Moralities
Science, Identity, Conflict

ISBN 9781844720149
Published May 23, 2005 by UCL Press
216 Pages

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Book Description

Questions of public and private morality, values and choices have become important areas of collective discussion.  A key feature of this book is that it takes an ethnographic rather than a philosophical or speculative approach to moral debates. This study examines the contemporary explosion of ethical discourse in the public domain and the growing importance of moral rhetoric as an aspect of social relations.