Theorizing Citizenship

Theorizing Citizenship

by Ronald Beiner (Editor)



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780791423356
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 01/28/1995
Series: SUNY Series in Political Theory: Contemporary Issues Series
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 1.50(h) x 9.50(d)

About the Author

Ronald Beiner is Professor of Political Science at the University of Toronto. His book What’s the Matter with Liberalism? recently won the Canadian Political Science Association’s Macpherson Prize.

Table of Contents


Introduction: Why Citizenship Constitutes a Theoretical Problem in the Last Decade of the Twentieth Century

1. J. G. A. Pocock: The Ideal of Citizenship Since Classical Times

2. Michael Ignatieff: The Myth of Citizenship

3. George Armstrong Kelly: Who Needs a Theory of Citizenship?

4. Richard E. Flathman: Citizenship and Authority: A Chastened View of Citizenship

5. Michael Walzer: The Civil Society Argument

6. Iris Marion Young: Polity and Group Difference: A Critique of the Ideal of University Citizenship

7. Alasdair MacIntyre: Is Patriotism a Virtue?

8. Joseph H. Carens: Aliens and Citizens: The Case for Open Borders

9. Jurgen Habermas: Citizenship and National Identity: Some Reflections on the Future of Europe

10. Will Kymlicka and Wayne Norman: Return of the Citizen: A Survey of Recent Work on Citizenship Theory



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