3. The Sources of Adolescent Activism: Historical and Contemporary Findings

  1. Lonnie R. Sherrod,
  2. Judith Torney-Purta and
  3. Constance A. Flanagan
  1. Daniel Hart1 and
  2. Rebecca Lakin Gullan2

Published Online: 13 AUG 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470767603.ch3

Handbook of Research on Civic Engagement in Youth

Handbook of Research on Civic Engagement in Youth

How to Cite

Hart, D. and Gullan, R. L. (2010) The Sources of Adolescent Activism: Historical and Contemporary Findings, 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.ch3

Author Information

  1. 1

    Rutgers University

  2. 2

    The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and Gwynedd-Mercy College

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:

  • activism;
  • historical trends;
  • urban adolescents;
  • civic participation;
  • conventional political participation;
  • riots;
  • demonstrations;
  • child saturation;
  • political voice;
  • multimethod research

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Policy Implications

  • Interventions

  • Conclusion