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Youth Civic Engagement in the Twenty-First Century

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Journal of Research on Adolescence Volume 12, Number 1, ISSN 1050-8392


Describes results of discussions among social scientists reflecting on issues and opportunities related to youth civic engagement in the twenty-first century. Identifies specific forces, such as globalization, that must be considered by educators and policymakers. Outlines responsibilities of schools, governments, the commercial sector, community organizations, media, and researchers. (Author/KB)


Youniss, J., Bales, S., Christman-Best, V., Diversi, M., McLaughlin, M. & Silbereisen, R. (2002). Youth Civic Engagement in the Twenty-First Century. Journal of Research on Adolescence, 12(1), 121. Retrieved January 24, 2022 from .

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