ERIC Number: EJ515396
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: 0
New Directions for Political Socialization Research.
Sigel, Roberta S.
Perspectives on Political Science, v24 n1 p17-22 Win 1995
Maintains that political socialization research was popular in the 1960s and 1970s. Contends that most psychologists today argue for a theory of development and education that focuses on the individual's construction of knowledge. Reviews research on learning and concept development. (CFR)
Descriptors: Civics, Cognitive Processes, Curriculum Development, Democratic Values, Elementary Secondary Education, Government School Relationship, Higher Education, History, Individual Development, Learning Theories, Political Influences, Political Science, Political Socialization, Psychology, Social Science Research, Social Scientists, Social Values, Sociocultural Patterns, United States Government (Course)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Reports - Descriptive; Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers; Policymakers
Authoring Institution: N/A