ABSTRACT

A compelling examination of the meanings of citizenship and their relationship with the question of public welfare provision in the United States today. Public debates on the question of public assistance in the United States reflect long-standing disputes within liberal democratic theory on the meanings of liberty, equality, and citizenship. In Fr

chapter |7 pages

Introduction

part Part One|67 pages

Liberal Citizenship and the Critique of Welfare

chapter 1|18 pages

Bentham on Utility and Poverty Relief

chapter 2|47 pages

The New Right and Market Citizenship

part Part Two|56 pages

Liberal Citizenship and the Basis of Welfare

chapter 3|24 pages

T. H. Green on Freedom and the Common Good

chapter 4|30 pages

Citizenship and the Right to Welfare

part Part Three|47 pages

Freedom, Poverty, and Democratic Citizenship

chapter 5|26 pages

Autonomy and Participation

chapter 6|11 pages

Citizenship and Welfare Provision

chapter |8 pages

Conclusion