13. The Civic Empowerment Gap: Defining the Problem and Locating Solutions

  1. Lonnie R. Sherrod,
  2. Judith Torney-Purta and
  3. Constance A. Flanagan
  1. Meira Levinson

Published Online: 13 AUG 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470767603.ch13

Handbook of Research on Civic Engagement in Youth

Handbook of Research on Civic Engagement in Youth

How to Cite

Levinson, M. (2010) The Civic Empowerment Gap: Defining the Problem and Locating Solutions, 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.ch13

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 education;
  • civic empowerment gap;
  • democracy divide;
  • segregated schools;
  • experiential education;
  • urban schools;
  • civic action;
  • history education;
  • political efficacy;
  • political participation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Citizenship and the Civic Empowerment Gap

  • De Facto Segregated Minority Schools

  • What We Can Do