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

Short

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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