Recognition and the Media

  • Rousiley C. M. Maia

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Introduction

    1. Rousiley C. M. Maia
      Pages 1-11
  3. Mass Media: A Site of Struggle

  4. Struggle Through Social Network Sites

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 101-101
    2. Rousiley C. M. Maia
      Pages 103-122
  5. Struggle, Media and the Dynamics of Political Cultural Change

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 179-179
    2. Rousiley C. M. Maia
      Pages 181-198
    3. Ricardo F. Mendonça, Rousiley C. M. Maia
      Pages 199-219
    4. Rousiley C. M. Maia, Ana Carolina Vimieiro
      Pages 220-242
    5. Rousiley C. M. Maia
      Pages 243-254
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 255-293

About this book


This collection examines Axel Honneth's theory of recognition and the crucial role played by the media in struggles for recognition. It brings together debates on controversial aspects of Honneth's work and a set of intriguing empirical studies including with slum-dwelling adolescents, leprosy patients and women exposed to child labor exploitation


cognition conflict environment identity Internet mass media media Moral social conflict work

Authors and affiliations

  • Rousiley C. M. Maia
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Social CommunicationFederal University of Minas GeraisBrazil

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