What is education ’ s impact on civic and social engagement ?

@inproceedings{Campbell2006WhatIE,
  title={What is education ’ s impact on civic and social engagement ?},
  author={David E. Campbell},
  year={2006}
}
While policy makers widely recognise the fact that education serves as an engine for economic growth through the accumulation of human capital, education is also strongly associated with boosting levels of social capital. Indeed, an important justification for the large expenditures on education within many democratic nations is its social, and not just economic, impact – the benefits an educated electorate brings to civil society. At a time when many civic indicators show a decline across OECD… CONTINUE READING

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