Table of contents for Citizenship : feminist perspectives / Ruth Lister.

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Preface to the First Edition
Preface to the Second Edtion
List of Abbreviations

     Introduction: Why Citizenship?
     A contested and contextualised concept
     Struggle and agency
     The book: outline and disciplinary approach

Part I A Theoretical Framework

1   What is Citizenship?
     An essentially contested concept
     Citizenship as rights
     Citizenship as general obligation
     Citizenship as political obligation
     A critical synthesis

2    Inclusion or Exclusion?
     The 'age of migration'
     The nation-state under pressure
     Beyond the nation-state?
     Shifting the boundaries of exclusion/inclusion

3   A Differentiated Universalism
     Women's historical exclusion from citizenship
     Diversity, division and difference
     The challenge of diversity and difference for citizenship
     Living with the tension between the universal and particular


4   Beyond Dichotomy
    A gender-neutral or gender-differentiated citizenship?  
    Beyond equality vs. difference
    Beyond an ethic of justice vs. an ethic of care
    (In)dependence, autonomy and interdependence
    Across the binary divides

Part II Across the Public-Private Divide: Policy, Practice and Politics
5   Private-Public: the Barriers to Citizenship
     Contesting the public-private divide
     Autonomy undermined or promoted at the
     public-private intersection
     The sexual division of labour, responsibility and time 
     The economic key to women's citizenship

6   Women's Political Citizenship: Different and Equal
     The masculine sphere of formal politics
     The feminine sphere of informal politics
     A different politics?
     A more inclusive formal politics
     Conclusion: towards a woman-friendly political citizenship

7   Women's Social Citizenship: Earning and Caring
     Women as actors on the political stage of the welfare state
     The two sides of the welfare state for women's social citizenship
     Gendered welfare regimes and the state
     Who is a social citizen?
     Shifting the sexual division of labour
     The balance of public and private responsibility for care  
     Paid work as citizenship obligation: the case of lone parents  

     Conclusion: Towards a Feminist Theory and Praxis of Citizenship
     A feminist citizenship theory: building blocks and threads  
     A feminist citizenship praxis
 Notes and References
 Author Index
 Subject Index


Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Women in politics, Citizenship, Political obligation