Adolescents’ Trust and Civic Participation in the United States: Analysis of Data from the IEA Civic Education Study
by Judith Torney-Purta, Wendy Klandl Richardson, and Carolyn Henry Barber
Based on data from the IEA Civic Education study. Compares American youth’s levels of trust with that of youth from four countries of varying political history. Also, examines how trust relates to expectations of future civic participation.