The Ideology of Civic Engagement
Language: en
Pages: 322
Authors: Sara Carpenter
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-01-01 - Publisher: State University of New York Press

Examines the organization, regulation, and enactment of civic engagement within AmeriCorps, an American volunteer service program. Over the last thirty years, calls for the civic engagement of the American citizenry, especially young people, have gotten increasingly louder. A clear message has emerged that today's pressing social problems are best addressed
Globalized Identities
Language: en
Pages: 347
Authors: Iva Katzarska-Miller, Stephen Reysen
Categories: Psychology
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-07-20 - Publisher: Springer Nature

This book explores the impact of globalization on self and identity from multidisciplinary perspectives. Chapters cover a variety of topics including the impact of cultural inertia on intergroup relations, global consumer identity, radicalization, evolving national identities, young people’s negotiations of different cultural identities, the emergence of all inclusive global identities,
Civic Engagement in American Democracy
Language: en
Pages: 556
Authors: Theda Skocpol, Morris P. Fiorina
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-05-13 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

American democracy is in many ways more vital than ever before. Advocacy groups proliferate and formerly marginalized groups enjoy new opportunities. But worrisome trends exist. Millions of Americans are drawing back from involvements with community affairs and politics. Voters stay home; public officials grapple with distrust or indifference; and people
Handbook of Research on Civic Engagement in Youth
Language: en
Pages: 982
Authors: Lonnie R. Sherrod, Judith Torney-Purta, Constance A. Flanagan
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-07-30 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Engaging youth in civic life has become a central concern to a broad array of researchers in a variety of academic fields as well to policy makers and practitioners globally. This book is both international and multidisciplinary, consisting of three sections that respectively cover conceptual issues, developmental and educational topics,
Youth Civic Engagement in a Globalized World
Language: en
Pages: 182
Authors: Catherine Broom
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-10-19 - Publisher: Springer

In this book, the authors explore the apparent decline in youth civic engagement through research studies conducted in seven societies/nations with varied experiences with democracy. This work is framed within a youth civic engagement model. Each subsequent chapter presents the findings for each nation, along with contextual and historical discussions