Community Matters: Challenges to Civic Engagement in the 21st Century (Institute for Philosophy and Public Policy Studies)
Community Matters: Challenges to Civic Engagement in the 21st Century (Institute for Philosophy and Public Policy Studies)
Community Matters: Challenges to Civic Engagement in the 21st Century (Institute for Philosophy and Public Policy Studies)
Brand: Rowman Littlefield Publishers

Community Matters: Challenges to Civic Engagement in the 21st Century (Institute for Philosophy and Public Policy Studies)

  • Publish Date: 2005-08-11
  • Binding: Paperback

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Civic matters affect all members of a community and are thus of potential concern to all. In Community Matters: Challenges to Civic Engagement in the 21st Century, six distinguished scholars address three perennial challenges of civic life: the making of a citizen, how citizens are to agree (and disagree), and how to define the rights and responsibilities of citizenship. The thought-provoking essays in this volume discuss integral civic concerns such as: how can we improve civic education? How do we address controversy within our communities? What are the responsibilities of a citizen? Should the national draft be re-instated in the U.S? These essays will encourage students, academics, and interested citizens outside the academy to go farther and dig deeper into these vital issues.


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