Social Theory and Practice 40 (1):51-72 (2014)

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Robert Jubb
University of Reading
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This paper discusses the criteria for acceptably holding citizens partly responsible for wrongs their state or its agents commit. Some proposed criteria are not, it argues, appropriately sensitive to the particular coercive relation between state and citizen. Others, which are, conceive of it wrongly and fail to match our judgments about a range of cases. Alternative criteria of breadth and joint authorship, built around Christopher Kutz's account of participation, better match these considered judgments as well as linking them to a more powerful theoretical framework. Understanding citizens' responsibility will mean understanding these criteria more fully.
Keywords participaton  citizens' responsibility  injustice  the state  democracy  authoritarianism  secrecy
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DOI 10.5840/soctheorpract20144013
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