8. The Relation between Developmental Theory and Measures of Civic Engagement in Research on Adolescents

  1. Lonnie R. Sherrod,
  2. Judith Torney-Purta and
  3. Constance A. Flanagan
  1. Britt Wilkenfeld1,
  2. James Lauckhardt2 and
  3. Judith Torney-Purta1

Published Online: 13 AUG 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470767603.ch8

Handbook of Research on Civic Engagement in Youth

Handbook of Research on Civic Engagement in Youth

How to Cite

Wilkenfeld, B., Lauckhardt, J. and Torney-Purta, J. (2010) The Relation between Developmental Theory and Measures of Civic Engagement in Research on Adolescents, 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.ch8

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Maryland

  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:

  • developmental theory;
  • civic engagement theory;
  • civic development;
  • measurement;
  • Bandura;
  • Bronfenbrenner;
  • Erikson;
  • Selman;
  • moral development;
  • sociopolitical development

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Background

  • Theories Specific to Civic Engagement

  • Measurement of Civic and Political Development