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Active Citizenship: What Could it Achieve and How?

Bernard Crick and Andrew Lockyer (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638666
eISBN:
9780748671939
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638666.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This book gathers a group of political actors and academics who believe that a radically more active citizenship is a worthy aim. They spell out how it can be achieved in their particular area of ... More


Towards A Post-Marshallian Framework for the Analysis of Social Citizenship

Håkan Johansson and Bjørn Hvinden

in Social Policy and Citizenship: The Changing Landscape

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199754045
eISBN:
9780199979455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199754045.003.0012
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Building on a review of recent scholarship about citizenship and an overview of major challenges for contemporary societies and welfare provision, the chapter proposes a new conceptual framework for ... More


Labour, charity and voluntary action: The myth of hostility

Nicholas Deakin and Justin Davis Smith

in The Ages of Voluntarism: How we got to the Big Society

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264829
eISBN:
9780191754036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264829.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter overturns the simplistic characterisation of the twentieth-century Labour party as antagonistic to voluntarism. As it sets out, while opposition to voluntarism has indeed been a theme ... More


Active Citizenship: for Integrating the Immigrants

Elizabeth Meehan

in Active Citizenship: What Could it Achieve and How?

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638666
eISBN:
9780748671939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638666.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter starts by acknowledging the precariousness of policy in the area of immigration and naturalisation. Acquiring a ‘sense of belonging’ which integrates ‘New and Old’ is a requisite for ... More


Sprawl, Civic Virtue, and the Political Economy of Citizenship

Thad Williamson

in Sprawl, Justice, and Citizenship: The Civic Costs of the American Way of Life

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195369434
eISBN:
9780199852826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369434.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter introduces another ideology—republicanism—in order to interrogate sprawl in terms of civic virtue of self-governance and assumed shared responsibility. Civic republicans challenge the ... More


Active Citizenship for Europe and International Understanding

Derek Heater

in Active Citizenship: What Could it Achieve and How?

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638666
eISBN:
9780748671939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638666.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter considers the role of active citizenship in Europe and other parts of the world. It acknowledges the predisposition to regard the city or nation state as the primary sphere of citizen's ... More


Introduction

Andrew Lockyer

in Active Citizenship: What Could it Achieve and How?

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638666
eISBN:
9780748671939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638666.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This book explores civic republicanism and citizenship, active citizenship and Britain's Labour Party, and the sharing of power between the people of Scotland, the legislators and the Scottish ... More


Active Citizenship: Multiculturalism and Mutual Understanding

Dina Kiwan

in Active Citizenship: What Could it Achieve and How?

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638666
eISBN:
9780748671939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638666.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter examines the meaning of multiculturalism and its bearing on two related areas of citizenship policy: citizenship education in schools and naturalisation policy. It explores the idea of ... More


Housewives and citizens: the rights and duties of women citizens

Caitríona Beaumont

in Housewives and citizens: Domesticity and the women's movement in England, 1928-64

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719086076
eISBN:
9781781705971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086076.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History

Here the meaning and concept of citizenship, as interpreted by the five voluntary women's organisations included in this study is considered. This discussion is set in the context of the inter-war ... More


Democratic Citizenship and Lifelong Active Learning

John Annette

in Active Citizenship: What Could it Achieve and How?

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638666
eISBN:
9780748671939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638666.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter reflects on the plurality of opportunities presently being developed in the United Kingdom and other parts of the world for deliberative democratic participation of citizens to ... More


Active Citizenship: Gender Equality and Democracy

Rona Fitzgerald

in Active Citizenship: What Could it Achieve and How?

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638666
eISBN:
9780748671939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638666.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter starts with the observation that the concept of citizenship embedded in the classical republican tradition is inherently ‘gender biased’. It then argues for a concept of active ... More


What can Active Citizenship Achieve for Schools and through Schools?

Pamela Munn

in Active Citizenship: What Could it Achieve and How?

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638666
eISBN:
9780748671939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638666.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter discusses the potential benefits of citizenship education becoming embedded in schools across the United Kingdom. It analyses how citizenship might appear in the different guises of the ... More


Challenging the third sector: Global prospects for active citizenship

Sue Kenny, Marilyn Taylor, Jenny Onyx, and Marjorie Mayo

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447316916
eISBN:
9781447316930
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447316916.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Over recent decades there has been growing interest in the ways in which citizens can take responsibility for their own destinies as civil society actors. One of the key sites that has been ... More


Citizenship, unemployment and welfare policy

Jørgen Goul Andersen

in The changing face of welfare: Consequences and outcomes from a citizenship perspective

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345929
eISBN:
9781447303701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345929.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter seeks to elaborate and clarify the concept of citizenship, to specify how it may be used in various fields of welfare research, and to discuss some of the advantages of phrasing research ... More


Active citizenship

Sue Kenny, Marilyn Taylor, Jenny Onyx, and Marjorie Mayo

in Challenging the third sector: Global prospects for active citizenship

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447316916
eISBN:
9781447316930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447316916.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter begins with consideration of the growing interest in citizenship studies, focusing on T.H. Marshall’s influence. It proceeds to a discussion of two aspects of policy and practice which ... More


Conclusion: policy change, welfare regimes and active citizenship

Jørgen Goul Andersen and Anne-Marie Guillemard

in The changing face of welfare: Consequences and outcomes from a citizenship perspective

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345929
eISBN:
9781447303701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345929.003.0015
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter presents some concluding thoughts from the authors. It reviews the preceding discussions on the European welfare states and the changes they are undergoing. The chapter argues that ... More


Active Citizenship and Labour

David Blunkett and Matthew Taylor

in Active Citizenship: What Could it Achieve and How?

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638666
eISBN:
9780748671939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638666.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter places the Labour Party's citizenship policy in both its historical setting and the context of the reform of the public services embarked upon by the Labour government. It associates the ... More


You Can't March on a Strip Mall: Sprawl and Political Disengagement

Thad Williamson

in Sprawl, Justice, and Citizenship: The Civic Costs of the American Way of Life

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195369434
eISBN:
9780199852826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369434.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter evaluates the contribution of sprawl in the practice of active citizenship by empirically examining sprawl-related variables in terms of a basic awareness of, and interest in, politics. ... More


The Reassurance Gap

Peter Ramsay

in The Insecurity State: Vulnerable Autonomy and the Right to Security in the Criminal Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199581061
eISBN:
9780191741005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199581061.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter reviews the development of New Labour's anti-social behaviour policy in the context of its wider criminal justice and social policies. It argues that the Anti-Social Behaviour Order' ... More


A new policy perspective on ageing

Alan Walker

in The new science of ageing

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781447314660
eISBN:
9781447314691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447314660.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter examines the contribution of the multi-disciplinary NDA Programme and outlines the new policy approach that is required to accompany the new scientific one advanced in this volume. It ... More


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