ERIC Number: EJ515397
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: 0
Reframing the Meaning of "Political" in Research with Adolescents.
Flanagan, Constance; Gallay, Leslie S.
Perspectives on Political Science, v24 n1 p34-41 Win 1995
Maintains that civic competence and socially responsible behavior have been among the 10 developmental tasks of adolescence since the 1950s. Contends that the decline of interest in political socialization must be shared by both political science and developmental psychology. Discusses community service as a measure of civic competence. (CFR)
Descriptors: Citizen Participation, Citizen Role, Citizenship Education, Civics, Community Action, Community Involvement, Curriculum Development, Democratic Values, Developmental Psychology, Higher Education, History, Individual Development, Political Influences, Political Science, Political Socialization, Secondary Education, Social Influences, Social Responsibility, Social Science Research, Social Scientists, Sociocultural Patterns, United States Government (Course)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Administrators; Policymakers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A