Cultivating Democracy: Civic Environments and Political Socialization in America

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Scholars across several social science disciplines have indicated that the behavior described by the term "civic engagement" is girded by a set of attitudes that show knowledge about, and positive evaluations of, government and politics. Drawing on extensive interviews with high school students from a variety of socioeconomic backgrounds, Cultivating Democracy examines the sources of those attitudes, including individual characteristics, and the qualities of local environments that shape the experiences of late adolescence. ...

Cultivating Democracy: Civic Environments and Political Socialization in America 2003, Brookings Institution Press, Washington, DC

ISBN-13: 9780815731542

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Cultivating Democracy: Civic Environments and Political Socialization in America 2003, Brookings Institution Press

ISBN-13: 9780815733362

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