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What is the Relation of Inequality and the Liberal Script?

SCRIPTS Arguments by Anette Fasang: What is the Relation of Inequality and the Liberal Script?

SCRIPTS Arguments by Anette Fasang: What is the Relation of Inequality and the Liberal Script?

The liberal script is associated with a great deal of economic inequalities and legitimates them with a set of narratives, or myths. Most of the legitimising narratives focus on individuals and the belief that individuals can improve their economic situation by bettering themselves, for example by investing more in education or by working harder. This myth of individual empowerment ignores that many of the pervasive and widening inequalities are structural.

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