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Rethinking Citizenship

Welfare, Ideology and Change in Modern Society

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Rethinking Citizenship by Maurice Roche
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Citizenship rights have become vital to our sense of personal identity and social membership in modern society. In this book Maurice Roche argues that today we have to shift from the conventional post-war politics of social rights to a new politics of social obligations and personal responsibility. Recent social changes have created new problems which require rethinking of both social policy and the welfare state.In a wide-ranging discussion Roche provides a new analysis and assessment of citizenship in developed societies. The book is particularly important in its inclusion of an assessment of contemporary debates about the rise of the 'new poverty', the development of an 'underclass', as well as other 'post-industrial' changes affecting employment and family life.

Author Biography

Maurice Roche is Co-Director of the Policy Studies Centre, and also Lecturer in Sociology, both at Sheffield University.
Release date NZ
September 3rd, 1992
Author
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Polity Press
Pages
288
Dimensions
152x229x16
ISBN-13
9780745603070
Product ID
3075741

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