Citizen Speak: The Democratic Imagination in American Life

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When we think about what constitutes being a good citizen, routine activities like voting, letter writing, and paying attention to the news spring to mind. But in Citizen Speak, Andrew J. Perrin argues that these activities are only a small part of democratic citizenship-a standard of citizenship that requires creative thinking, talking, and acting. For Citizen Speak, Perrin met with labor, church, business, and sports organizations and proposed to them four fictive scenarios: what if your senator is involved in a ...

Citizen Speak: The Democratic Imagination in American Life 2006, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226660813

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Citizen Speak: The Democratic Imagination in American Life 2006, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226660790

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