Ralf Dahrendorf on citizenship and life chances

  title={Ralf Dahrendorf on citizenship and life chances},
  author={Bryan S. Turner},
  journal={Citizenship Studies},
  pages={237 - 244}
  • B. Turner
  • Published 1 April 2010
  • History
  • Citizenship Studies
Lord Dahrendorf died in Cologne on 17 June 2009. Born in Hamburg, he had enjoyed a long and remarkable career. As a teenager he was sent to the Buchenwald concentration camp, from which he emerged, half starving to death, in 1945. His PhD thesis in 1952 was a dissertation on Karl Marx’s conception of justice and he continued his studies at the LSE under Karl Popper as a Leverhulme Research Scholar in 1953–1954. He became a Free Democrat (FDP) member of the German Bundestag in 1969, a European… 
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