By Jade Larissa Schiff

How can humans recognize and event the burdens of political accountability? Why are we tempted to escape them, and the way may we come to verify them? Jade Larissa Schiff calls this event of accountability 'the cultivation of responsiveness'. In Burdens of Political accountability: Narrative and the Cultivation of Responsiveness, she identifies 3 tendencies that inhibit responsiveness - thoughtlessness, undesirable religion, and misrecognition - and turns to storytelling in its manifold kinds as a tradition that will facilitate and frustrate it. via serious engagements with an strange forged of characters (from Bourdieu to Sartre) hailing from various disciplines (political conception, phenomenology, sociology, and literary criticism), she argues that how we characterize our international and ourselves within the tales we percentage, and the way we obtain these tales, can facilitate and frustrate the cultivation of responsiveness.

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