Hugh Heclo

Professor Emeritus at George Mason University

Hugh Heclo, Robinson Professor of Sociology at George Mason University, has written a number of award-winning works on social policy and political institutions. He is a former professor of government at Harvard University and senior fellow at the Brookings Institution.

Featured Work

DEC 31, 1998 Article

Public Philosophy Monographs (1998): Community, Contract, and the Death of Social Citizenship

This article traces the death of the idea of social citizenship--a consensus among the public that citizens are entitled to social as well as civil ...