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American Citizenship The Quest for Inclusion

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ISBN-10: 0674022165

ISBN-13: 9780674022164

Edition: 1991

Authors: Judith N. Shklar

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In this illuminating look at what constitutes American citizenship, Judith Shklar identifies the right to vote and the right to work as the defining social rights and primary sources of public respect. She demonstrates that in recent years, although all profess their devotion to the work ethic, earning remains unavailable to many who feel and are consequently treated as less than full citizens.
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Book details

List price: $32.00
Copyright year: 1991
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publication date: 8/11/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 136
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.572

James A. Michener, 1907 - 1997 James Albert Michener was born on February 3, 1907 in Doylestown, Pa. He earned an A.B. from Swarthmore College, an A.M. from Colorado State College of Education, and an M.A. from Harvard University. He taught for many years and was an editor for Macmillan Publishing Company. His first book, "Tales of the South Pacific," derived from Michener's service in the Pacific in World War II, won the 1947 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and was the basis for the Rodgers and Hammerstein Broadway musical South Pacific, which won the 1950 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. Michener completed close to 40 novels. Some other epic works include "Hawaii," "Centennial," "Space," and "Caribbean." He also wrote a significant amount of nonfiction including his autobiography "The World Is My Home." Among his many other honors, James Michener received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1977. He was married to Patti Koon in 1935; they divorced in 1948. He married Vange Nord in 1948 (divorced 1955) and Mari Yoriko Sabusawa in 1955 (deceased 1994). He died in 1997 in Austin, Texas.Judith Shklar was, before her death, John Cowles Professor of Government, Harvard University, and a MacArthur Fellow.

Introduction
Voting
Earning
Notes
Index