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Tony Fitzpatrick

judgement (Bauman, 2001: Ch. 6). This practical judgement is what I here term ‘care’, defined as a means of negotiating between abstract justice claims and context-sensitivity. I am not going to spend much time defining care as this is covered thoroughly in the literature referenced below (also Kymlicka, 2002: 398–420) – see also the discussion of New Labour and care work in Chapter 2.4 In essence, though, care involves the following key features. Care implies interdependency, i.e. an alternative to the independence/dependence distinction that infects social policy with

in After the new social democracy
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Orangeism, Protestantism, anthropology
Joseph Webster

Christianity as religious ‘values’ ( Robbins 2007 ) and ethics as ‘practical judgement’ ( Lambek 2010 : 61) strive for. And it is here, furthermore, precisely at the point where neither religion nor ethics is able to claim a monopoly over imaginative reflection or ordinary action, where we begin to ethnographically appreciate how belief may become a kind of practice, and how practice may become a kind of belief. As we shall see, this is the case among Scots-Orangemen insofar as religious transcendence is never just transcendence, but also finds itself indebted to the

in The religion of Orange politics