Civic Virtues: Rights, Citizenship, and Republican Liberalism / Edition 1

Civic Virtues: Rights, Citizenship, and Republican Liberalism / Edition 1

by Richard Dagger
     
 

ISBN-10: 0195106342

ISBN-13: 9780195106343

Pub. Date: 06/28/1997

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

"The book is beautifully written, elegantly organised and it achieves with splendid efficiency all of the goals that it sets for itself. I recommend it warmly."—Mind
"Dagger's book makes a very important contribution to our understanding of citizenship through its clear demonstration that state promotion of civic virtue is compatible with

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"The book is beautifully written, elegantly organised and it achieves with splendid efficiency all of the goals that it sets for itself. I recommend it warmly."—Mind
"Dagger's book makes a very important contribution to our understanding of citizenship through its clear demonstration that state promotion of civic virtue is compatible with individual autonomy."—Political Studies

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195106343
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
06/28/1997
Series:
Oxford Political Theory Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
6.13(w) x 9.19(h) x 0.71(d)

Table of Contents

1Introduction3
2The Possibility of Republican Liberalism11
3A Fundamental Right25
4The Right of Autonomy and the Bonds of Community41
5Political Obligation61
6Citizenship and the General Will83
7Encouraging Citizenship98
8Education, Autonomy, and Civic Virtue117
9Political Participation and the Problem of Apathy132
10Cities and Citizenship154
11Difference, Excellence, and Republican Liberalism175
12Civic Virtues and Republican Liberalism194
Notes203
Bibliography235
Index251

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