24. Informed Social Reflection: Its Development and Importance for Adolescents' Civic Engagement

  1. Lonnie R. Sherrod,
  2. Judith Torney-Purta and
  3. Constance A. Flanagan
  1. Robert L. Selman and
  2. Janet Kwok

Published Online: 13 AUG 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470767603.ch24

Handbook of Research on Civic Engagement in Youth

Handbook of Research on Civic Engagement in Youth

How to Cite

Selman, R. L. and Kwok, J. (2010) Informed Social Reflection: Its Development and Importance for Adolescents' 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.ch24

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;
  • informed social reflection;
  • social awareness;
  • ethical awareness;
  • historical understanding;
  • perspective taking;
  • moral education;
  • adolescent social development;
  • social justice;
  • facing history and ourselves

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • A Framework for the Integration of Psychological Research and Educational Practice

  • Reflections on Adolescent Informed Social Reflection: The Case of Social Inclusion and Exclusion among Peers in School

  • How Practice-Inspired Research Evidence is Incorporated into a Theory of Informed Social Reflection

  • The Evolution of Tools to Assess Programs that Promote Informed Social Reflection

  • Appendix A