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Citizen: Citizens are legal members of a particular country, possessing rights, privileges, and responsibilities within its political and legal framework. They have the right to vote, work, and participate in civic activities.
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Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments.

 
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Political Philosophy on Citizens - Dictionary of Arguments

Mause I 455f
Citizens/political addressee/Political Theories: "political addressees" are those groups of actors whose behaviour public policy regards as relevant for solving the problem at hand": (Knoepfel and Bussmann 1997, p. 63).(1)

((s) Problem: the citizen does not appear as relevant in this concept of politics. Rather, policy is applied according to this approach for groups whose feedback is at least theoretically capable of showing a perceptible reaction.
>Disempowerment
, >Incapacitation.

Political addressee/Vedung: Actors who need to change their behaviour in order to solve the problem. (See Vedung 1998 (2)) Vedung distinguishes between people affected by policy and policy beneficiaries.
>Policy Analysis/Vedung.

1. Peter Knoepfel & Werner Bussmann, Die öffentliche Politik als Evaluationsobjekt. In Einführung in die Politikevaluation, Hrsg. Werner Bussmann, Ulrich Klöti und Peter Knoepfel, 58– 77. Basel/ Frankfurt a. M. 1997
2. Vedung, Evert. 1998. Policy instruments: Typologies and theories. In Carrots, sticks & sermons: Policy instruments and their evaluation. Comparative policy analysis series, Hrsg. Marie-Louise Bemelmans-Videc, Ray C. Rist und Evert, Vedung, 21-58. New Brunswick 1998.

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Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution. Translations: Dictionary of Arguments
The note [Concept/Author], [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] resp. "problem:"/"solution:", "old:"/"new:" and "thesis:" is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.
Political Philosophy
Mause I
Karsten Mause
Christian Müller
Klaus Schubert,
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