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Sarah Hale, Will Leggett and Luke Martell

lost … should be a major priority for future progress along the Third Way’, 2 while community is one of the four values placed by Tony Blair at the heart of his Third Way. 3 Linked to the idea of community is the doctrine of communitarianism, which appears in a number of forms. The prominent juxtaposition of rights and duties, or rights and responsibilities

in The Third Way and beyond
Eunice Goes

-establishing the link between rights and responsibilities; recognizing that some responsibilities do not entail rights; and, most carefully, adjusting some rights to the changed circumstances’, 9 and recommended a ‘return to a language of social virtues, interests, and above all, social responsibilities’. 10 According to prescriptive communitarians, the implementation of such an agenda

in The Third Way and beyond
Simon Lee

them’ (Ministry of Justice, 2009a : 3). However, the political, legal and constitutional conversation which developed about rights and responsibilities soon served to highlight the very different legal traditions in different parts of the United Kingdom. It also highlighted the unintended political, legal and constitutional consequences of Brown’s continual conflation and confusion of

in These Englands
David Morrison

Blair’s articulation of a concept of citizenship. This development concerns the relationship between the notions of rights and responsibilities . In the 1993 articulation of citizenship the implied relationship between these two elements was one of balance. Duties/obligations were stressed as an element that had previously been neglected, leading to an imbalance in favour of

in The Third Way and beyond
Thomas M. Hanna

, and production decisions “belong” at the level at which production takes place.’21 Specifically, what would differentiate companies at this level from the next category, cooperatives, is that the state, rather than the workers, would own the means of production and bear all the associated rights and responsibilities.22 Like other system theorists, Nove allowed for privately owned enterprises to remain, but proposed a limit on their scale. While this would be decided ‘democratically,’ Nove suggested that it could be based on the number of people employed by such an

in Our common wealth
Continuities and contradictions underpinning Amitai Etzioni’s communitarian influence on New Labour
Simon Prideaux

different message. True to maintaining the ideal of traditional family forms, the proposals recommend: ‘an increased role for registrars in marriage guidance; a statement of the rights and responsibilities of marriage and the ceremony; the restructuring of marriage counselling to place greater stress on saving marriages; and funding for marriage advice centres’. 67 The wistful tone, content and

in The Third Way and beyond
Will Leggett

citizens to help themselves (‘a hand up and not a hand-out’), the strategy is one of displacing, from the level of the State to that of the individual, some of the contemporary problems of government. Morrison suggests that a key objective of New Labour’s ‘rights and responsibilities’ citizenship discourse is that citizens are to be equipped as competent members of the global

in The Third Way and beyond
Chris Armstrong

discourse, responsibilities for their ‘achievement’ are usually laid at the door of individual nation-states, leaving global inequalities broadly untouched. All of this is not to say that the vision of global citizen- [ 166 ] Equality and citizenship in global perspective ship rights and responsibilities has no critical appeal, but it does imply that we need to be very cautious about some of the eager declarations of cosmopolitan theorists. Section 2 turns to the ‘politics’ of a putative global citizenship regime, and specifically the character of the much

in Rethinking Equality
Rob Manwaring

‘interest group politics’ should be replaced with ‘communitarian methods of public dialogue’ (p. 26). For NSD enthusiasts the historical divide between the left and the right is no longer the central division in society. Former Australian Rights Equity Market failure Equality of outcome Security Equality of outcome Full employment Rights State State finance and delivery Security Hierarchy High tax and spend High services and benefits High cash redistribution Universalism High wages Discourse Rights and responsibilities Equity and efficiency Market and state failure

in The search for democratic renewal
Armando Barrientos and Martin Powell

the most secure and sustainable way out of poverty; and the balancing of rights and responsibilities. Giddens 20 suggests a ‘Third Way programme’ including the new democratic state, active civil society, the democratic family, the new mixed economy, equality as inclusion, positive welfare and the social investment state. White’s 21 themes include: the state as guarantor, not

in The Third Way and beyond