Education for Civic Engagement in Democracy: Service Learning and Other Promising Practices

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Discipline 1 Educational research
Discipline 2
Publication Title Education for Civic Engagement in Democracy: Service Learning and Other Promising Practices
Description This collection of essays and references addresses the problem of the disengagement in public affairs and politics by U.S. youth and young adults. The collection brings together evidence of youth disengagement and reports on promising practices for civic education. Several chapters are devoted to research findings on the impact of service and service learning and to programs that connect service to politics and public life. Other chapters explore methods to counter cynicism and lack of information or misinformation about political processes and public officials.
Publication Year 2000
Publication Author Sheilah Mann, John Patrick
Publication Type Book
Publisher ERIC/ChESS at the Social Studies Development Center of Indiana University
Major Funders
Publication Link https://www.amazon.com/Education-Civic-Engagement-Democracy-Promising/dp/0941339505