PORTRAIT OF THE DISENGAGED June 2012

@inproceedings{Brint2012PORTRAITOT,
  title={PORTRAIT OF THE DISENGAGED June 2012},
  author={Steven G. Brint and Allison M. Cantwell},
  year={2012}
}
The topic of undergraduate academic engagement has been a matter of intense inquiry for more than a generation. This paper examines the other side of the coin: the size and characteristics of academically disengaged populations. Drawing on classic sociological work on conformity and deviance, we theorize four dimensions of student academic disengagement: values disengagement, behavioral disengagement, alternative involvement, and interactional disengagement. Using survey data, we estimate the… CONTINUE READING

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