Democratic Inclusion and “Suffering Together” in The Eumenides: Duality of Immigrants.

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  • Author(s): Yi, Se-Hyoung
  • Source:
    Political Theory. Feb2015, Vol. 43 Issue 1, p30-53. 24p.
  • Document Type:
    Article
  • Additional Information
    • Subject Terms:
    • Author-Supplied Keywords:
      Aeschylus
      immigration
      inclusion
      The Eumenides
      tolerance
      tragedy
    • Abstract:
      Drawing upon the dual status of the Eumenides as metics who were neither included in nor excluded from Athenian democratic politics, this essay attempts to bring the last scene of The Eumenides to contemporary political settings wherein we observe the duality of immigrants—that is, the tension between political citizenship and cultural foreignness—in our liberal society. The controversial bride kidnapping cases among Hmong immigrants show that the liberal regulative principles such as reciprocity and mutual respect cannot work in the context of powerful and irreconcilable cultural and moral conflicts, which go beyond the line that we can tolerate in the name of cultural diversity. Instead, this essay focuses on the Athenian citizens’ and the Eumenides’ courageous decision to suffer together, not merely to live together, in an attempt to find a new possibility of democratic coexistence. [ABSTRACT FROM AUTHOR]
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    • ISSN:
      0090-5917
    • Accession Number:
      10.1177/0090591714551321
    • Accession Number:
      100383033
  • Citations
    • ABNT:
      YI, S.-H. Democratic Inclusion and “Suffering Together” in The Eumenides: Duality of Immigrants. Political Theory, [s. l.], v. 43, n. 1, p. 30–53, 2015. DOI 10.1177/0090591714551321. Disponível em: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=hch&AN=100383033. Acesso em: 31 out. 2020.
    • AMA:
      Yi S-H. Democratic Inclusion and “Suffering Together” in The Eumenides: Duality of Immigrants. Political Theory. 2015;43(1):30-53. doi:10.1177/0090591714551321
    • APA:
      Yi, S.-H. (2015). Democratic Inclusion and “Suffering Together” in The Eumenides: Duality of Immigrants. Political Theory, 43(1), 30–53. https://doi.org/10.1177/0090591714551321
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      Yi, Se-Hyoung. 2015. “Democratic Inclusion and ‘Suffering Together’ in The Eumenides: Duality of Immigrants.” Political Theory 43 (1): 30–53. doi:10.1177/0090591714551321.
    • Harvard:
      Yi, S.-H. (2015) ‘Democratic Inclusion and “Suffering Together” in The Eumenides: Duality of Immigrants’, Political Theory, 43(1), pp. 30–53. doi: 10.1177/0090591714551321.
    • Harvard: Australian:
      Yi, S-H 2015, ‘Democratic Inclusion and “Suffering Together” in The Eumenides: Duality of Immigrants’, Political Theory, vol. 43, no. 1, pp. 30–53, viewed 31 October 2020, .
    • MLA:
      Yi, Se-Hyoung. “Democratic Inclusion and ‘Suffering Together’ in The Eumenides: Duality of Immigrants.” Political Theory, vol. 43, no. 1, Feb. 2015, pp. 30–53. EBSCOhost, doi:10.1177/0090591714551321.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      Yi, Se-Hyoung. “Democratic Inclusion and ‘Suffering Together’ in The Eumenides: Duality of Immigrants.” Political Theory 43, no. 1 (February 2015): 30–53. doi:10.1177/0090591714551321.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Yi S-H. Democratic Inclusion and “Suffering Together” in The Eumenides: Duality of Immigrants. Political Theory [Internet]. 2015 Feb [cited 2020 Oct 31];43(1):30–53. Available from: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=hch&AN=100383033