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Citizens in the Present - a book by Torres, Maria de los Angeles

Citizens in the Present

Youth Civic Engagement in the Americas

Citizens in the Present( )
Author: Torres, Maria de los Angeles
Rizzini, Irene
Del Rio, Norma
ISBN:978-0-252-07920-7
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:University of Illinois Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $27.00
Book Description:

Although media coverage often portrays young people in urban areas as politically apathetic or disruptive, this book provides an antidote to such views through narratives of dedicated youth civic engagement and leadership in Chicago, Mexico City, and Rio de Janeiro. This innovative comparative study provides nuanced accounts of the personal experiences of young people who care deeply about their communities and are actively engaged in a variety of public issues. Drawing from extensive...
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Pages:184
Detailed Subjects: Political Science / Political Process / Political Advocacy
Social Science / Sociology / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.8 Inches

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