Civic Engagement in American Democracy
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Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Brookings Institution Press
Publication date: 8/1/1999
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.50" tall
Theda Skocpol is professor of government and sociology at Harvard University and the author of Boomerang: Health Care Reform and the Turn Against Government.
|Preface and Acknowledgments|
|Making Sense of the Civic Engagement Debate|
|Between State and Society: Roots of American Civic Engagement|
|How Americans Became Civic|
|Organizational Repertoires and Institutional Change: Women's Groups and the Transformation of American Politics, 1890-1920|
|National Elections as Institutions for Generating Social Capital|
|Civic Life in a Changing Society|
|Professions and Civic Engagement: Trends in Rhetoric and Practice, 1875-1995|
|Vital Signs: Organizational Population Trends and Civic Engagement in New Haven, Connecticut, 1850-1998|
|Social Change and Civic Engagement: The Case of the PTA|
|Technological Change and Associational Life|
|Mobilizing Civic Engagement: The Changing Impact of Religious Involvement|
|The Ironies of Contemporary Activism|
|The Rise of Citizen Groups|
|Extreme Voices: A Dark Side of Civic Engagement|
|Civic Participation and the Equality Problem|
|Advocates without Members: The Recent Transformation of American Civic Life|