Democracy at Risk

Democracy at Risk

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qDocuments how recent trends in civic engagement have been shaped by political institutions and public policies and recommends ways to increase the amount, quality, and distribution of civic engagement, focusing on elections, the metropolis, and the nonpr... a€œCivic Engagement: The Demise of the American High School Civics Class, a€ unpublished honors thesis, Harvard University, 2002. Schwartz describes the older civics texts as a€œhow-toa€manuals. 39. ... On political knowledge, see, for example, Delli Carpini and Keeter, What Americans Know;on political mobilization , see, foranbsp;...

Title:Democracy at Risk
Author:Yvette M. Alex-Assensoh
Publisher:Brookings Institution Press - 2006-05-25


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