19. A Conceptual Framework and Multimethod Approach for Research on Political Socialization and Civic Engagement

  1. Lonnie R. Sherrod,
  2. Judith Torney-Purta and
  3. Constance A. Flanagan
  1. Judith Torney-Purta1,
  2. Jo-Ann Amadeo1 and
  3. Molly W. Andolina2

Published Online: 13 AUG 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470767603.ch19

Handbook of Research on Civic Engagement in Youth

Handbook of Research on Civic Engagement in Youth

How to Cite

Torney-Purta, J., Amadeo, J.-A. and Andolina, M. W. (2010) A Conceptual Framework and Multimethod Approach for Research on Political Socialization and Civic Engagement, 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.ch19

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Maryland

  2. 2

    DePaul University

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 identity;
  • political socialization;
  • focus groups;
  • communities of practice;
  • multimethod research;
  • adolescents' political behavior;
  • contexts of socialization;
  • survey research;
  • IEA civic education study;
  • interdisciplinary research

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Survey Research in Political Socialization and Civic Engagement

  • Improving Research in Civic Engagement by Improving the Framework for Generating Research Questions

  • Improving Research in Civic Engagement by Using Multiple Methods

  • Contrasting Quantitative (Survey) and Qualitative (Focus Group) Methods in Studying Civic Engagement

  • Conclusions and Policy Implications