4. Youth Civic Engagement in the Developing World: Challenges and Opportunities

  1. Lonnie R. Sherrod,
  2. Judith Torney-Purta and
  3. Constance A. Flanagan
  1. Ronald Kassimir1 and
  2. Constance Flanagan2

Published Online: 13 AUG 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470767603.ch4

Handbook of Research on Civic Engagement in Youth

Handbook of Research on Civic Engagement in Youth

How to Cite

Kassimir, R. and Flanagan, C. (2010) Youth Civic Engagement in the Developing World: Challenges and Opportunities, 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.ch4

Author Information

  1. 1

    The New School

  2. 2

    The Pennsylvania State University, and University of Wisconsin—Madison

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:

  • civil society;
  • developing world;
  • mediating institutions;
  • women's rights;
  • youth activism;
  • World Bank;
  • growing up global;
  • social exclusion;
  • poverty;
  • transition to adulthood

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Context for Youth Citizenship and Civic Engagement in the Developing World

  • Youth Bulges, Human Capital, and Citizenship

  • The Civic Domain

  • Mediating Institutions and Youth Citizenship