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Future of Democracy - 07 edition

Future of Democracy (ISBN10: 1584656484; ISBN13: 9781584656487)
ISBN13: 978-1584656487
ISBN10: 1584656484

Summary: We need young people to be civically engaged in order to define and address public problems. Their participation is important for democracy, for institutions such as schools, and for young people themselves, who are more likely to succeed in life if they are engaged in their communities. In The Future of Democracy, Peter Levine, scholar and practitioner, sounds the alarm: in recent years, young Americans have become dangerously less engaged. They are tolerant, patriotic, and idealist ...show moreic, and some have invented such novel and impressive forms of civic engagement, as blogs, ''buycott'' movements, and transnational youth networks. But most lack the skills and opportunities they need to participate in politics or address public problems. Levine's timely manifesto clearly explains the causes, symptoms, and repercussions of this damaging trend, and, most importantly, the means whereby America can confront and reverse it. Levine demonstrates how to change young people's civic attitudes, skills, and knowledge and, equally importantly, to reform our institutions so that civic engagement is rewarding and effective. We must both prepare citizens for politics and improve politics for citizens. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 07
Cover: Hardcover
Publisher: University Press of New England
Published: 06/29/2007
International: No

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Medford 2007 Hardcover First Edition. 272 pages. Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. POLITICAL SCIENCE. A nonpartisan plan for civic renewal to restore American democracy. We need young peopl ...show moree to be civically engaged in order to define and address public problems. Their participation is important for democracy, for institutions such as schools, and for young people themselves, who are more likely to succeed in life if they are engaged in their communities. In The Future of Democracy, Peter Levine, scholar and practitioner, sounds the alarm: in recent years, young Americans have become dangerously less engaged. They are tolerant, patriotic, and idealistic, and some have invented such novel and impressive forms of civic engagement, as blogs, "buycott" movements, and transnational youth networks. But most lack the skills and opportunities they need to participate in politics or address public problems. Levine's timely manifesto clearly explains the causes, symptoms, and repercussions of this damaging ...show less
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