Handbook of Research on Civic Engagement in Youth

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August 2010



Engaging youth in civic life has become a central concern to a broad array of researchers in a variety of academic fields as well to policy makers and practitioners globally.


Preface: Promoting Research on Youth Civic Engagement Lonnie Sherrod, Judith Torney-Purta, and Constance Flanagan Introduction: Research on the Development of Citizenship: A Field Comes of Age 1 Lonnie Sherrod, Society for Research in Child Development and Fordham University; Judith Torney-Purta, University of Maryland; and Constance Flanagan, The Pennsylvania State University and University of Wisconsin-Madison
Section I MULTIDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH: CONCEPTUAL AND INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVES 1 Toward a Political Theory of Political Socialization of Youth 23 Hugh McIntosh, Consultant; and James Youniss, The Catholic University of America 2 A Political Science Perspective on Socialization Research: Young Nordic Citizens in a Comparative Light 43 Erik Amna, Orebro University, Sweden; and Par Zetterberg, Uppsala University, Sweden 3 The Sources of Adolescent Activism: Historical and Contemporary Findings 67 Daniel Hart, Rutgers University; and Rebecca Lakin Gullan, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia and Gwynedd-Mercy College 4 Youth Civic Engagement in the Developing World: Challenges and Opportunities 91 Ronald Kassimir, The New School; and Constance Flanagan, The Pennsylvania State University and University of Wisconsin-Madison 5 Youth Civic Engagement: Normative Issues 115 Peter Levine, Tufts University; and Ann Higgins-D'Alessandro, Fordham University 6 Youth Civic Engagement in Mexico 139 Fernando Reimers, Harvard University; and Sergio Cardenas, Center for Economic Research and Teaching, Mexico 7 Citizenship Education: A Critical Look at a Contested Field 161 Helen Haste, Harvard University and University of Bath, United Kingdom
Section II GROWING INTO CITIZENSHIP: DEVELOPMENT, SOCIALIZATION, AND DIVERSITY 8 The Relation between Developmental Theory and Measures of Civic Engagement in Research on Adolescents 193 Britt Wilkenfeld, University of Maryland; James Lauckhardt, Fordham University; and Judith Torney-Purta, University of Maryland 9 Social Cognitive Development and Adolescent Civic Engagement 221 Aaron Metzger, West Virginia University; and Judith G. Smetana, University of Rochester 10 Early Childhood as a Foundation for Civic Engagement 249 Jennifer Astuto, New York University; and Martin D. Ruck, City University of New York 11 Civic Engagement during the Transition to Adulthood: Developmental Opportunities and Social Policies at a Critical Juncture 277 Andrea Finlay, The Pennsylvania State University; Laura Wray-Lake, The Pennsylvania State University and Claremont Graduate University; and Constance Flanagan, The Pennsylvania State University and University of Wisconsin-Madison 12 Schools and Social Trust 307 Constance Flanagan, The Pennsylvania State University and University of Wisconsin-Madison; Tara Stoppa, Eastern University; Amy K. Syvertsen, The Pennsylvania State University, and Search Institute; and Michael Stout, Missouri State University 13 The Civic Empowerment Gap: Defi ning the Problem and Locating Solutions 331 Meira Levinson, Harvard University 14 Communication and Education: Creating Competence for Socialization into Public Life 363 Jack McLeod, Dhavan Shah, Diana Hess, and Nam-Jin Lee, University of Wisconsin-Madison 15 Changing Citizen Identity and the Rise of a Participatory Media Culture 393 W. Lance Bennett, Deen Freelon, and Chris Wells, University of Washington, Seattle 16 Immigrant Youth in the United States: Coming of Age among Diverse Civic Cultures 425 Lene Arnett Jensen, Clark University 17 The Civic Life of Latina/o Immigrant Youth: Challenging Boundaries and Creating Safe Spaces 445 Hinda Seif, University of Illinois at Springfi eld 18 LGBT Politics, Youth Activism, and Civic Engagement 471 Stephen T. Russell, Russell B. Toomey, and Jason Crockett, University of Arizona; and Carolyn Laub, Gay-Straight Alliance Network
Section III METHODOLOGICAL AND MEASUREMENT ISSUES IN STUDYING YOUTH CIVIC ENGAGEMENT 19 A Conceptual Framework and Multimethod Approach for Research on Political Socialization and Civic Engagement 497 Judith Torney-Purta and Jo-Ann Amadeo, University of Maryland; and Molly W. Andolina, DePaul University 20 Political Agency and Empowerment: Pathways for Developing a Sense of Political Effi cacy in Young Adults 525 Elizabeth Beaumont, University of Minnesota 21 The Transdisciplinary Nature of Citizenship and Civic/Political Engagement Evaluation 559 Ann Higgins-D'Alessandro, Fordham University 22 Conceptualizing and Evaluating the Complexities of Youth Civic Engagement 593 Charmagne Campbell-Patton, World Savvy; and Michael Quinn Patton, Utilization-Focused Evaluation 23 Critical Youth Engagement: Participatory Action Research and Organizing 621 Madeline Fox, City University of New York; Kavitha Mediratta, Brown University; Jessica Ruglis, Johns Hopkins University; Brett Stoudt, City University of New York; Seema Shah, International Baccalaureate; and Michelle Fine, City University of New York 24 Informed Social Refl ection: Its Development and Importance for Adolescents' Civic Engagement 651 Robert L. Selman and Janet Kwok, Harvard University Author Index 686 Subject Index 699
EAN: 9780470522745
ISBN: 0470522747
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: August 2010
Seitenanzahl: 706 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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