Becoming Free: Autonomy and Diversity in the Liberal Polity

Becoming Free: Autonomy and Diversity in the Liberal Polity

by Emily R. Gill
     
 

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"An invigorating and eye-opening re-examination of citizenship, ethnic and gender identity, religious toleration, community, and virtually every other major topic on the agenda of liberals and their critics. . . . A sophisticated yet highly readable book that will be useful for introductory courses in political philosophy, or more advanced courses in liberalism and

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"An invigorating and eye-opening re-examination of citizenship, ethnic and gender identity, religious toleration, community, and virtually every other major topic on the agenda of liberals and their critics. . . . A sophisticated yet highly readable book that will be useful for introductory courses in political philosophy, or more advanced courses in liberalism and its critics, gender and ethnic studies, and constitutional law."—Donald S. Lutz, author of Preface to American Political Theory

"Becoming Free is well-informed, carefully argued, balanced, and fair. Even those who disagree with Gill will find much food for thought, and much wisdom, here."—Rogers Smith, author of Civic Ideals: Conflicting Visions of Citizenship in American Public Law

Author Biography: Emily R. Gill is professor of political science at Bradley University and is a past president of AMINTAPHIL (American Section, International Association for Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy). Her writings have appeared in such books as Liberalism and Community and Philosophical Dimensions of the Constitution, as well as in Polity, the Journal of Politics, and Political Research Quarterly.

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ISBN-13:
9780700610945
Publisher:
University Press of Kansas
Publication date:
03/28/2001
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.79(d)

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