ERIC Number: EJ554734
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
Community Service in a Multicultural Nation.
LeSourd, Sandra J.
Theory into Practice, v36 n3 p157-63 Sum 1997
Examines human qualities that undergird citizens' commitment to the common good in diverse societies, suggesting that community service fosters such qualities. Planned interactions across social barriers are necessary to develop qualities of citizenship for pluralistic nations. (SM)
Descriptors: Altruism, Citizenship Education, Citizenship Responsibility, Civics, College Students, Cultural Pluralism, Democratic Values, Higher Education, Personality Traits, Public Education, School Community Programs, Secondary Education, Secondary School Students, Service Learning, Student Participation
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue title: "Community Service Learning."