Community Matters

Community Matters

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In Community Matters: Challenges to Civic Engagement in the 21st Century, six distinguished scholars address three perennial challenges of civic life: the making of a citizen, how citizens are to agree (and disagree), and how to define the rights and responsibilities of citizenship. These essays will encourage students, academics, and interested citizens outside the academy to go farther and dig deeper into these vital issues.As Senator McCain rightly puts it, aquot;one of the curious truths of our era is that while opportunities to serve ourselves have exploded . ... Still, some of our nationa#39;s best social scientists see a link between World War II-era military service and that generationa#39;s subsequent dedication to our nationa#39;s civic life. ... Sources The Gallup Poll referred to is cited by Robin Toner in aquot;Trust in the Military Heightens Among Baby Boomersa#39; ... ary/28/ l-28- 037o20A6.pdf.

Title:Community Matters
Author: Verna V. Gehring
Publisher:Rowman & Littlefield - 2005-01-01

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