Ethical Citizenship: British Idealism and the Politics of Recognition

Ethical Citizenship: British Idealism and the Politics of Recognition

by T. Brooks (Editor)


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In the first full length examination of the topic, Ethical Citizenship rediscovers a significant and distinctive contribution to how we might understand citizenship today. Leading international scholars bring together theory and practice to explore its historical roots, contemporary relevance and application to international politics.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781137329950
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 11/20/2014
Series: Palgrave Studies in Ethics and Public Policy
Edition description: 2014
Pages: 247
Product dimensions: 5.70(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Leslie Armour, University of Ottawa, Canada
Gregory Claeys, University of London, UK
James Connelly, University of Hull, UK
Maria Dimova-Cookson, Durham University, UK
Owen James Fellows, University of Hull, UK
Matthew Hann, Durham University, UK
Robert Kocis, University of Scranton, USA
William J. Mander, Harris Manchester College, Oxford, UK
Rex Martin, Cardiff University, UK
Avital Simhony, Arizona State University, USA

Table of Contents

Notes on Contributors Introduction 1. Introduction; Thom Brooks PART I: HISTORICAL ROOTS 2. The Metaphysics and Ethics of T. H. Green's Idea of Persons and Citizens; Rex Martin 3. Beyond Dualistic Constructions of Citizenship: T. H. Green's Idea of Ethical Citizenship as Mutual Membership; Avital Simhony 4. Idealism and Ethical Citizenship; Leslie Armour 5. Mill, Moral Suasion, and Coercion; Greg Claeys PART II: CONTEMPORARY RELEVANCE 6. Ethical Citizenship, the Liberalism of the British Idealists, and Diverse Societies; Robert Kocis 7. Ethical Citizenship and the Stakeholder Society; Thom Brooks 8. British Idealism and Education for Citizenship; William J. Mander 9. Rawls, Collingwood, and the Roles of Political Philosophy for Ethical Citizenship; Owen James Fellows PART III: INTERNATIONAL CONTEXT 10. 'Who is My Neighbour?' T. H. Green and the Possibility of Cosmopolitan Ethical Citizenship; Matthew Hann 11. Do We Owe More to Fellow Nationals? The Particular and Universal Ethics of Bosanquet's General Will and Miller's Public Culture; Maria Dimova-Cookson 12. Idealism, the Common Good and Environmental Virtues; James Connelly Index

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