Social Citizenship and Its Fetters

@article{Gorham1995SocialCA,
  title={Social Citizenship and Its Fetters},
  author={E. Gorham},
  journal={Polity},
  year={1995},
  volume={28},
  pages={25 - 47}
}
  • E. Gorham
  • Published 1995
  • Political Science
  • Polity
Some liberal theorists in Great Britain and the United States have followed T. H. Marshall in defending welfare state practices with a rhetoric of social citizenship. They argue that social rights have enhanced freedom, promoted equality, ensured political stability and created a common civilization for members of these polities. Yet welfare state practices have also rendered the discourse of social citizenship ironic by engendering a number of opposite results: restrictions on freedom as… Expand
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