Citizenship and Social Class

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Author: Trevor Marshall,Tom Bottomore

Publisher: Pluto Press

ISBN: 9780745304762

Category: Political Science

Page: 102

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Over forty years after it first appeared, T.H. Marshall's seminal essay on citizenship and social class in postwar Britain has acquired the status of a classic. His lucid analysis of the principal elements of citizenship -- namely, the possession of civil, political and social rights -- is as relevant today as it was when it first appeared. It is reissued here with a complementary monography by Tom Bottomore in which the meaning of citizenship is re-examined, in very different historical circumstances. In asking how far the prospects for class equality have been realised, Bottomore continues the discussion in a context that encompasses the restoration of civil and political rights in Eastern Europe, problems of welfare capitalism, citizenship and the nation state and the broader issues of equality and democratic institutions.

Citizenship - Soziologie der Staatsbürgerschaft

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Author: Jürgen Mackert,Hans-Peter Müller

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3322899640

Category: Social Science

Page: 275

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Im Zeitalter der Globalisierung und Transnationalisierung ist die Institution nationaler Staatsbürgerschaft ins Zentrum wissenschaftlicher und politischer Auseinandersetzungen gerückt. Prozesse der Entgrenzung, der partiellen De-Nationalisierung und des tendenziellen Souveränitätsverlustes des Nationalstaates haben die mit nationaler Staatsbürgerschaft verbundenen Gewißheiten fraglich werden lassen. Das Feld wissenschaftlicher Diskussion beherrschten bisher weitgehend normativ geführte Debatten. Was fehlt, ist eine Soziologie der Staatsbürgerschaft, die diese Institution als Integrationsinstrument moderner Gesellschaften begreift und angesichts neuer und alter gesellschaftlicher Probleme wie sozialer Ungleichheit, Armut und Ausgrenzung, sozialer Gerechtigkeit, politischer Partizipation oder der zunehmenden ethnischen und kulturellen Heterogenisierung moderner Gesellschaften nach der analytischen Kapazität des Konzepts fragt. Der Band vereinigt klassische und zeitgenössische Beiträge, die eine sozialwissenschaftliche Perspektive eröffnen, und wendet sich an die Sozial-, Politik-, Wirtschafts- und Geschichtswissenschaften ebenso wie an Philosophie und Pädagogik.

Citizenship Today

The Contemporary Relevance Of T.H. Marshall

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Author: Martin I A Bulmer,Anthony Rees

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135364931

Category: Social Science

Page: 328

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The contributors apply Marshall's dominant conception of citizenship to key areas of social scientific study such as power, income distribution, work and technology, family responsibilities, the environment and the underclass. The book is intended for undergraduate and postgraduate students on courses in sociological theory, social inequality, social policy and political theory.

Citizenship and Social Theory

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Author: Bryan S. Turner

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9781446224526

Category: Citizenship

Page: 208

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Going beyond both traditional liberal theories of democracy and Marxist theories of civil society, leading international scholars rethink the relations between the individual and the state, community and family. They assess how social and political participation is changing in the modern world, investigate the historical roots of citizenship and its development alongside the nation state and urban society, and relate it to issues of welfare and the market. The final chapter asks whether the subordination of nation states to supranational institutions will replace state citizenship with a global conception of human rights.

Manifest der Kommunistischen Partei (illustriert)

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Author: Karl Marx,Friedrich Engels

Publisher: Clap Publishing, LLC.

ISBN: 163537698X

Category: Philosophy

Page: 47

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Das Manifest der Kommunistischen Partei, auch Das Kommunistische Manifest genannt, ist ein programmatischer text, in dem Karl Marx und Friedrich Engels große Teile der später als „Marxismus“ bezeichneten Weltanschauung entwickelten.Das Manifest entstand im Auftrag des Bundes der Kommunisten, der darin seine Anschauungen darlegen wollte. Es beginnt mit dem heute geflügelten Wort: „Ein Gespenst geht um in Europa – das Gespenst des Kommunismus“ und endet mit dem bekannten Aufruf: „Proletarier aller Länder, vereinigt euch!

Dangerous Classes

The Underclass and Social Citizenship

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Author: Lydia Morris

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134943148

Category: Social Science

Page: 184

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First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Interessen, Ideen und Institutionen

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Author: N.A

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3322943526

Category: Social Science

Page: 300

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Ideen, Interessen und Institutionen markieren drei Zugänge zur Strukturanalyse des menschlichen Zusammenlebens: Ideen sind der Ausdruck für die Wertbezogenheit des menschlichen Handelns, Interessen bestimmen die Richtung des sozialen Handelns, Institutionen verleihen diesem Dauer und Verbindlichkeit. Aus den Spannungsverhältnissen zwischen Ideen, Interessen und Institutionen erheben sich Struktur und Dynamik sozialer Ordnungen. Aus diesem Ansatz, der in der Tradition der Soziologie Max Webers liegt, werden die Rollen der Intellektuellen, die Ausbildung von Subkulturen, Schichten und Klassen, die Bedeutung der Institutionen für soziale Stagnation und sozialen Wandel und der Nationalstaat als Ordnungsidee analysiert.

Nation-building and citizenship

studies of our changing social order

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Author: Reinhard Bendix

Publisher: Transaction Publishers

ISBN: 9781412829373

Category: Authority

Page: N.A

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Social Theory of Modern Societies

Anthony Giddens and His Critics

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Author: David Held,John B. Thompson

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521278553

Category: Social Science

Page: 311

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During the past decade, Anthony Giddens has published a series of substantial volumes that have defined a distinctive and original theoretical approach. The twin focal points of his research are the "theory of structuration" and the analysis of "modernity." Giddens' writing on these and related themes are widely recognized as among the most important contributions to theoretical debate in the social sciences. This is the first book to provide a systematic and critical assessment of Giddens' work. It includes eleven critical essays specially commissioned from contributors who are well known in their own fields. In a concluding essay, Giddens responds to the criticisms raised by these and other authors, and clarifies and elaborates on his current views.

Devolution and Social Citizenship in the UK

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Author: Scott L. Greer

Publisher: Policy Press

ISBN: 9781847420350

Category: Political Science

Page: 237

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This timely book explores how changing territorial politics are impacting on social citizenship rights across the UK.

Citizenship and Identity

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Author: Engin F Isin,Patricia K Wood

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9780761958291

Category: Social Science

Page: 189

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Through a detailed introductory discussion of the relation between the civil and the political, and between recognition and representation, this book provides a comprehensive vocabulary for understanding citizenship. It uses the work of T H Marshall to frame the critical interrogation of how ethnic, technological, ecological, cosmopolitan, sexual and cultural rights relate to citizenship. The authors show how the civil, political and social meanings of citizenship have been redefined by postmodernization and globalization.

The Welfare State Reader

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Author: Christopher Pierson,Francis G. Castles

Publisher: Polity

ISBN: 0745635563

Category: Political Science

Page: 492

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Includes 20 selections, reflecting the thinking and research in welfare state studies, these readings are organized around a series of debates - on welfare regimes, globalization, Europeanization, demographic change and political challenges.

Western Rights?:Post-Communist Application

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Author: Andras Sajo,András Sajó,Katharine Lauer

Publisher: Kluwer Law International B.V.

ISBN: 9041102639

Category: Law

Page: 386

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This work provides a complete record of the discussisons held and papers presented at a conference on `The Individual v. The State', held in Budapest at the Central European University, which focused on various theories about the nature and role of rights. Rights have the function of protecting the individual against collectivity, against restrictions of individual freedom and against the imposition of burdens on individuals for the sake of the common good. Joseph Raz argues in his introduction that rights cannot be understood in terms of these functions as this would distort the understanding of their role in morality and law. The book is divided into six parts, covering the following key topics: Concepts of Rights Transition to Rights--Rights in Transition Equality and Social Rights Minorities and Citizenship The International Dimension Economics of Rights It shows how varied the understanding of rights is among different theorists and in the practice of different countries, and will be of prime interest to academics involved in legal theory.