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Citizenship and Social Theory

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Cultural Theory | Social Theory

June 1993 | 208 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
Going beyond both traditional liberal theories of democracy and Marxist theories of civil society, leading international scholars rethink the relations between the individual and the state, community and family. They assess how social and political participation is changing in the modern world, investigate the historical roots of citizenship and its development alongside the nation state and urban society, and relate it to issues of welfare and the market. The final chapter asks whether the subordination of nation states to supranational institutions will replace state citizenship with a global conception of human rights.
Bryan S Turner
Contemporary Problems in the Theory of Citizenship
Barry Hindess
Citizenship in the Modern West
J M Barbalet
Citizenship, Class Inequality and Resentment
Peter Saunders
Citizenship in a Liberal Society
Stephen Kalberg
Cultural Foundations of Modern Citizenship
John Shotter
Psychology and Citizenship
Identity and Belonging

 
Adam B Seligman
The Fragile Ethical Vision of Civil Society
Bryan S Turner
Outline of the Theory of Human Rights

`An interesting collection of essays which examine the relevance of the concept of citizenship for the current debates in social and political theory' - Political Studies

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