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The Age of Responsibility

Luck, Choice, and the Welfare State

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$14.95 • £11.95 • €13.50

ISBN 9780674237674

Publication Date: 06/17/2019

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288 pages

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

1 illus., 3 tables

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  • Introduction: The Ascendance of Personal Responsibility
  • 1. The Origins of the Age of Responsibility
  • 2. The Welfare State in the Age of Responsibility
  • 3. The Denial of Responsibility
  • 4. Reasons to Value Responsibility
  • 5. A Positive Conception of Responsibility
  • Conclusion: Beyond the Age of Responsibility
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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