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In The Name of LiberalismIlliberal Social Policy in the USA and Britain$
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Desmond King

Print publication date: 1999

Print ISBN-13: 9780198296294

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2003

DOI: 10.1093/0198296290.001.0001

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The Future of Social Citizenship

The Future of Social Citizenship

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(p.289) 9 The Future of Social Citizenship
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In The Name of Liberalism
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Desmond King (Contributor Webpage)

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/0198296290.003.0013

King concludes by summarizing his major themes and arguing that the policies examined in his book are significant due to their influence on the definition of citizenship, its development in liberal democratic polities, and the duties that such citizenship is said to entail. He explores how the social policies examined in his work have contributed to the implicit boundaries of the public and private as well as the historical balance of rights and obligations. King offers four typologies that aim to capture the ways in which citizenship has historically balanced rights and responsibilities: as a loss of certain rights altogether, citizenship duties, coercive obligations such as workfare and, finally, paternalism.

Keywords:   citizenship, duties, liberal democracy, obligations, paternalism, private, public, responsibilities, rights, social policies

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