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Communitarianism and Citizenship




ISBN 9781840148725
Published September 21, 2016 by Routledge
248 Pages

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Book Description

This book is volume three in the series and is the edited proceedings of the 1997 ALSP conference. The conference covered issues relating to Communitarianism and citizenship from socio-legal, philosophical and political perspectives. The papers are a collection drawn from international authors covering a wide variety of subjects such as tolerance, social citizenship and social rights in a global context.

Table of Contents

Contents: Introduction. Part I: The Austin Lecture: The communitarian persuasion. Part II: Reinventing community and citizenship in the global era: a critique of the communitarian concept of community; Communitarianism and the practice of toleration; Nonconformism and community; Community zoos, theme park cultures and the right to leave them all. Part III: Citizenship rights, gender and the politics of difference; Social citizenship and social rights; Social citizenship, re-commodification and the contract state; The corporate republic: complex organisations and citizenship. Part IV: Civil society as the community of citizens: Adam Ferguson’s alternative to liberalism; Baffling criticism of an ill-equipped theory: an intervention in the exchange between MacIntyre and Taylor; The community of friends; Doing justice to particulars.

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