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Den goda medborgaren i det västerländska samhället

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Title: Den goda medborgaren i det västerländska samhället
Authors: Gelotte, Thomas
Issue Date: 9-Nov-2015
University: University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Social Sciences
Göteborgs universitet. Samhällsvetenskapliga fakulteten
Institution: Department of Political Science ; Statsvetenskapliga institutionen
Date of Defence: 2015-12-04
Disputation: Fredagen den 4 december 2015, kl 10.00, Torgny Segerstedtsalen, Vasaparken 1
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: Göteborg Studies in Politics
Keywords: the good citizen
civic virtue
Western society
Abstract: This thesis is about the good citizen in a typical Western society. This type of society is characterized by some kind of representative democracy, some kind of market economy, and a relatively large amount of personal freedom that allows its citizens to choose their own way of life. Sweden and USA are thus both Western societies even though the political and economic systems in these two societies are far from identical. Here the good citizen is studied from the perspective of political philoso... more
ISBN: 978-91-628-9623-2
Appears in Collections:Doctoral Theses from University of Gothenburg / Doktorsavhandlingar från Göteborgs universitet
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