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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 Conclusion 2 Inclusion or Exclusion? Inclusion/exclusion The 'age of migration' The nation-state under pressure Beyond the nation-state? Shifting the boundaries of exclusion/inclusion Conclusion 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 Conclusion 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 Conclusion 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 Conclusion 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 Conclusion: Towards a Feminist Theory and Praxis of Citizenship A feminist citizenship theory: building blocks and threads A feminist citizenship praxis Notes and References Bibliography Author Index Subject IndexLibrary of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Women in politics, Citizenship, Political obligation