Norms, Narratives, and Politics
Soundings, Vol. 101, Number 2, pp. 173-86, 2018
Posted: 5 May 2018 Last revised: 2 Mar 2021
Date Written: January 14, 2018
This interdisciplinary essay considers how legal and philosophical ideals relate to contemporary politics. The essay takes a discursive approach—drawing upon Appalachian culture, popular culture, and personal narrative—to highlight a trajectory away from liberal norms.
Keywords: History of Ideas, Political Philosophy, Jurisprudence, Politics
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