Introduction: Research on the Development of Citizenship: A Field Comes of Age

  1. Lonnie R. Sherrod,
  2. Judith Torney-Purta and
  3. Constance A. Flanagan
  1. Lonnie R. Sherrod1,
  2. Judith Torney-Purta2 and
  3. Constance Flanagan3

Published Online: 13 AUG 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470767603.ch0

Handbook of Research on Civic Engagement in Youth

Handbook of Research on Civic Engagement in Youth

How to Cite

Sherrod, L. R., Torney-Purta, J. and Flanagan, C. (2010) Introduction: Research on the Development of Citizenship: A Field Comes of Age, in Handbook of Research on Civic Engagement in Youth (eds L. R. Sherrod, J. Torney-Purta and C. A. Flanagan), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470767603.ch0

Author Information

  1. 1

    Society for Research in Child Development and Fordham University

  2. 2

    University of Maryland

  3. 3

    The Pennsylvania State University and University of Wisconsin-Madison

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 AUG 2010
  2. Published Print: 9 AUG 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470522745

Online ISBN: 9780470767603

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Keywords:

  • civic engagement;
  • political socialization;
  • adolescent development;
  • democratic attitudes;
  • international perspectives;
  • social policy;
  • positive youth development;
  • developmental discontinuity;
  • life-span development

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Theoretical Perspectives

  • The Nature of Research on Youth Civic Engagement

  • Organization of this Handbook

  • Goals for the Handbook