THE TANNER LECTURES ON HUMAN VALUES
Cover: American Citizenship: The Quest for Inclusion, from Harvard University PressCover: American Citizenship in PAPERBACK

American Citizenship

The Quest for Inclusion

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$33.00 • £26.95 • €29.50

ISBN 9780674022164

Publication Date: 08/11/1998

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134 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

The Tanner Lectures on Human Values

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In this illuminating look at what constitutes American citizenship, Judith Shklar identifies the right to vote and the right to work as the defining social rights and primary sources of public respect. She demonstrates that in recent years, although all profess their devotion to the work ethic, earning remains unavailable to many who feel and are consequently treated as less than full citizens.

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Jacket: The Condemnation of Blackness: Race, Crime, and the Making of Modern Urban America, by Khalil Gibran Muhammad, from Harvard University Press

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While technology used in policing has improved, it hasn’t progressed, says Khalil Gibran Muhammad, if racial biases are built into those new technologies. This excerpt from his book, The Condemnation of Blackness: Race, Crime, and the Making of Modern Urban America, shows that for the reform called for by the current protests against systemic racism and racially-biased policing to be fulfilled, the police—especially those at the top—will need to change their pre-programmed views on race and the way they see the Black citizens they are supposed to “serve and protect.”