ERIC Number: EJ1047801
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 132
Campus Educational Contexts and Civic Participation: Organizational Links to Collective Action
Barnhardt, Cassie L.
Journal of Higher Education, v86 n1 p38-70 Jan-Feb 2015
Proponents of civic engagement extol the virtues of the college experience for enhancing students' capacities for democratic participation, yet few studies have examined the organizational contexts of such actions. This article applies theory regarding social movements in organizations to highlight the relationship between campus curricular offerings and campus collective action.
Descriptors: Citizen Participation, Undergraduate Students, Undergraduate Study, Activism, College Curriculum, Group Behavior, Social Change, Social Justice, Institutional Characteristics, Qualitative Research, Statistical Analysis, Measures (Individuals), Content Analysis, Newspapers, Predictor Variables, Regression (Statistics), Comparative Analysis, Models
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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