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Working Paper 06: The Role of Civic Skills in Fostering Civic Engagement

April 15th, 2003
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by Mary Kirlin

June 2003graph

“As we will see, the idea of a set of skills, usually called civic skills, which are required to effectively participate in civic and political life, is integral to many concepts of political participation. This literature search is designed to investigate what is known about civic skills empirically and theoretically including how they are defined and measured, and what relationship they have to political participation.”

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One Response to “Working Paper 06: The Role of Civic Skills in Fostering Civic Engagement”

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