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Freedom For The Poor

Welfare And The Foundations Of Democratic Citizenship, 1st Edition

By Timothy J. Gaffaney

Routledge

210 pages

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 A compelling examination of the meanings of citizenship and their relationship with the question of public welfare provision in the United States today. Public debates on the question of public assistance in the United States reflect long-standing disputes within liberal democratic theory on the meanings of liberty, equality, and citizenship. In F

Table of Contents

Introduction -- Liberal Citizenship and the Critique of Welfare -- Bentham on Utility and Poverty Relief -- The New Right and Market Citizenship -- Liberal Citizenship and the Basis of Welfare -- T. H. Green on Freedom and the Common Good -- Citizenship and the Right to Welfare -- Freedom, Poverty, and Democratic Citizenship -- Autonomy and Participation -- Citizenship and Welfare Provision -- Conclusion

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL000000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / General