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Civic Engagement

Social Science and Progressive-Era Reform in New York City

by John Louis Recchiuti

  • 195 Want to read
  • 25 Currently reading

Published by University of Pennsylvania Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Local government policies,
  • Sociology, Social Studies,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • c 1900 - c 1914,
  • History,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • History: American,
  • General,
  • History / United States / 19th Century,
  • Political Process - General,
  • United States - 19th Century,
  • Case studies,
  • New York,
  • New York (State),
  • Progressivism (United States politics),
  • Social problems,
  • Social scientists in government

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages328
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11345577M
    ISBN 100812239571
    ISBN 109780812239577

    Civic engagement has been applied in a variety of contexts, from business to community development. Its foundational assumption is that both intellectual and action-oriented involvement create social and political bonds in a community. The Civically Engaged Reader features more than forty short readings on associating, serving, giving and leading. These selections invite and provoke reflection on civic activities and is a go-to resource for service programs, volunteer groups, high school and college classrooms, and civic engagement and service-learning endeavors.

    Civic engagement. My book The Triad: Three Civic Virtues That Could Save American Democracy is about civic engagement. So what is civic engagement? Simply put, it’s people solving problems and making the country work better. To be effective, it’s built on three civic virtues. I call these virtues service, learning, and community. The Theory and Practice of Civic Engagement, by Eric Liu I recommend getting Eric’s book, Writing in The Atlantic late last month, the political scientists Joseph E. Uscinski and Adam M.

    Public Speaking and Civic Engagement, Fourth Edition is also available via REVEL ™, an interactive learning environment that enables students to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience. Learn more.. The text promotes public speaking as a vehicle for civic engagement. UPDATED! Focus on Civic Engagement boxes tell stories of everyday people Format: Paper. 4-H civic engagement programs empower young people to be well-informed citizens who are actively engaged in their communities and the world. Youth learn about civic affairs, build decision-making skills and develop a sense of understanding and confidence in relating and connecting to other people.


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