TITLE

Toward an Understanding of Civic Capacity: An Anatomy of Community Issues That Matter to Students

AUTHOR(S)
Williams, Dilafruz; Shinn, Craig; Nishishiba, Masami; Morgan, Douglas
PUB. DATE
January 2002
SOURCE
Journal of Public Affairs;2002 Supplement 1, Vol. 6, p241
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents the results from data of a panel of pre- and post-treatment assessments of the Fund for the Improvement of Post-secondary Education project, the Civic Capacity Initiative. Background on the initiative; Responses relating to community issues that matter to students; Propositions regarding the politics of place, role of the private sector in civic engagement and the ways the media might be a civic agent in undergraduate courses.
ACCESSION #
8657864

 

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