16. Immigrant Youth in the United States: Coming of Age among Diverse Civic Cultures

  1. Lonnie R. Sherrod,
  2. Judith Torney-Purta and
  3. Constance A. Flanagan
  1. Lene Arnett Jensen

Published Online: 13 AUG 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470767603.ch16

Handbook of Research on Civic Engagement in Youth

Handbook of Research on Civic Engagement in Youth

How to Cite

Jensen, L. A. (2010) Immigrant Youth in the United States: Coming of Age among Diverse Civic Cultures, 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.ch16

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:

  • immigrant civic involvement;
  • political participation;
  • civic motivation;
  • discrimination;
  • family context;
  • media context;
  • religious context;
  • policy implications;
  • interdisciplinary research

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Rates of Participation

  • Motives for Participating

  • Discrimination and Social Exclusion

  • Developmental Contexts

  • Conclusion: Implications for Policy and Polity