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Civic Education
Language: en
Pages: 204
Authors: Richard G. Niemi, Jane Junn
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-05-11 - Publisher: Yale University Press

Sound democratic decisions rely on a citizenry with at least a partial mastery of the rules and workings of democratic government. American high schools, where students learn the basics of citizenship, thus ought to play a critical role in the success of democracy. Yet studies examining the impact of high
Civic Education in the Asia-Pacific Region
Language: en
Pages: 214
Authors: John L. Cogan, Murray Print
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-12-02 - Publisher: Routledge

This book examines the approach to civic education in six societies located on the Pacific Rim: Australia, Japan, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Thailand, and the US. In these scrupulously designed studies, the contributors investigate the recent re-emergence of civic education in this region. Developments such as globalization, nationalism, and sovereignty have
Civic Education and Youth Political Participation
Language: en
Pages: 199
Authors: John L. Cogan, Murray Print
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-01-01 - Publisher: BRILL

Why does it appear that many young people are disengaging from democracy and political participation? For many governments, politicians, academics, social commentators and researchers this is a serious and challenging problem. Consequently widespread interest exists on how to engage young people in politics and democracy.
Reimagining Civic Education
Language: en
Pages: 349
Authors: Bradley A. Levinson, Doyle Stevick
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

This volume surveys the new global landscape for democratic civic education. Rooted in qualitative researc, the contributors explore the many ways that notions of democracy and citizenship have been implemented in recent education policy, curriculum, and classroom practice around the world. From Indonesia to the Spokane Reservation and El Salvador
Civic Education in the Twenty-First Century
Language: en
Pages: 518
Authors: Michael T. Rogers, Donald M. Gooch
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-09-18 - Publisher: Lexington Books

Imagine an America where governmental institutions, schools, new technologies, and interest groups work together to promote more informed citizens. Civic Education in the Twenty-First Century brings together the research of scholars from various disciplines to show that by expanding what is done in isolation, we can realize such a healthy