Journals Higher Education



Published: 04 June 2014

200 Pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199334988

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In Praise of Intransigence

The Perils of Flexibility

Richard H. Weisberg

  • Argues that a willingness to embrace intransigence allows us to recognize the value of our beliefs
  • Integrates religious and secular traditions to explain why people adopt a norm of "flexibility"
  • Includes an extensive section on post 9/11 interrogation and drone policies
  • Presents new findings about flexibility in WWII Europe, including a look at the occupied British Channel Islands