CIRCLE (The Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement)
conducts research on the civic and political engagement of young Americans.
The Center for Information & Research on Civic Learning and Engagement

the Frontiers of Democracy Conference

The “Frontiers” conference took place at Tufts on July 21-23. We hadn’t invited many individuals or even advertised the conference widely, but 117 people attended, ranging from high school and college students to senior professors and CEOs of important civic organizations. They came from as far as Germany, California, and Forida. As I said at Read More >

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July 25th, 2011
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Working Paper 40: The Changing Lifeworld of Young People: Risk, Resume-Padding, and Civic Engagement

by Lewis A. Friedland and Shauna Morimoto September 2005 “Young people become engaged in civic life for many different reasons, and via multiple paths. Much research on the reasons for youth civic engagement has been cross-sectional, searching for antecedents to a range of “pro-civic” attitudes or behaviors. This research assumes a relatively stable lifeworld for Read More >

September 2nd, 2005
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