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ERIC Number: ED416171
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Pages: 268
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-226-58389-9
Education and Democratic Citizenship in America.
Nie, Norman H.; Junn, Jane; Stehlik-Barry, Kenneth
This book explores the causal relationships between education and democratic citizenship. This book is divided into 2 parts and features 11 chapters. Chapter 1, the introductory chapter, looks at "Education and Democratic Citizenship in America: Enlightened Political Engagement." Part 1, "Education and Citizenship in the United States, 1990," features (2) "Enlightened Political Engagement: Characteristics of Democratic Citizenship and Their Relationship to Education"; (3) "What Links Education to Enlightened Political Engagement? Cognitive and Positional Pathways"; (4) "Integrating and Testing the Model"; and (5) "Confirming the Enlightenment and Political Engagement Dimensions." Part 2, "Education and Citizenship in the United States, 1972-1994," examines (6) "Reconceptualizing Educational Effects"; (7) "Education and Democratic Citizenship from the 1970's to the 1990's: Defining and Operationalizing the Measures"; (8) "Testing Educational Effects Over Time"; (9) "Absolute and Relative Education in Synchronic Studies: Application to Cross-Sectional Surveys"; (10) "Education and Democratic Citizenship in Other Nations; An Exploratory Comparative Analysis"; and (11) "The Future of Education and Democratic Citizenship: Some Implications of Our Findings." (Contains over 200 references, 8 appendices, and an index.) (CB)
University of Chicago Press, 5801 Ellis Ave., 4th Floor, Chicago, IL 60637 (hardback: ISBN-0-226-58388-0; paperback: ISBN-0-226-58389-9).
Publication Type: Books; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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