5. Youth Civic Engagement: Normative Issues

  1. Lonnie R. Sherrod,
  2. Judith Torney-Purta and
  3. Constance A. Flanagan
  1. Peter Levine1 and
  2. Ann Higgins-D'alessandro2

Published Online: 13 AUG 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470767603.ch5

Handbook of Research on Civic Engagement in Youth

Handbook of Research on Civic Engagement in Youth

How to Cite

Levine, P. and Higgins-D'alessandro, A. (2010) Youth Civic Engagement: Normative Issues, 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.ch5

Author Information

  1. 1

    Tufts University

  2. 2

    Fordham 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:

  • moral philosophy;
  • normative;
  • youth civic engagement;
  • civic education;
  • capabilities;
  • positive youth development;
  • Lawrence Kohlberg;
  • evaluation methods

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Relevance of Normative Philosophy to Youth Civic Engagement

  • Philosophical Perspectives

  • What Normative Positions are Embodied in Actual Programs?

  • Implications for Research and Practice