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n the rightful ownership; the exclusive right to a thing.
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Madison's emphasis on the fundamental distinction between the propertied and propertyless remained an abiding concern.
Nor did most Anti-Federalists want to see the propertyless carrying arms in or out of the militia.
into the two classes of property owners and the propertyless workers" (the "proletariat").
The populations that repeatedly elected these men were not a stereotypical propertyless proletariat.
Since the term did not specify what exactly was renounced (family, private property, society), one finds propertied as well as propertyless apotaktikoi/ai.
Capitalist libertarianism, far from achieving freedom for all, sacrifices the liberty of those who lack the conditions and power necessary for achieving true freedom, as in the case of propertyless workers.
When Beard does discuss women, he lumps them together with slaves, indentured servants, and propertyless men among "the disfranchised" who were "not represented in the Convention that drafted the Constitution except under the theory that representation has no relation to voting.
Marius had begun to raise armies from propertyless volunteers by promising them a share of veterans' land benefits upon dismissal and retirement from active service (Yakobson 1999, 158).
In The Invention, Allen posits that white supremacy came into being in the United States around the end of the 18th century as a way of maintaining class inequality: "Primary emphasis upon 'race' became the pattern only where the bourgeoisie could not form its social control apparatus without the inclusion of propertyless European-Americans.
For the propertyless and impoverished there was, through most of time, little choice but to work for pay for as long as possible, whereas the propertied minority could in all times afford to retire from work when they chose.
32) Finally, Harry Ormond, the propertyless hero of Edgeworth's last Irish novel, also receives a social and economic education, although, as an Irish resident, it is one based on his experience of contrasting social formations within Ireland (and, to a lesser extent, in old-regime France).
That Eunice happens to die on Christmas day is grist to the creative mill of a repudiator who self-consciously adopts Christ's role as a celibate and propertyless carpenter.