Civic Engagement and the Transition to Adulthood

  title={Civic Engagement and the Transition to Adulthood},
  author={C. Flanagan and Constance Peter Levine},
  journal={The Future of Children},
  pages={159 - 179}
  • C. Flanagan, Constance Peter Levine
  • Published 2010
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • The Future of Children
  • Constance Flanagan and Peter Levine survey research on civic engagement among U.S. adolescents and young adults. Civic engagement, they say, is important both for the functioning of democracies and for the growth and maturation it encourages in young adults, but opportunities for civic engagement are not evenly distributed by social class or race and ethnicity.Today's young adults, note the authors, are less likely than those in earlier generations to exhibit many important characteristics of… CONTINUE READING
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