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Strategies for Active Citizenship

Strategies for Active Citizenship
Author: Kateri Drexler - Gwen Garcelon
ISBN 13: 9780131172951
ISBN 10: 131172956
Edition: 1
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 2004-06-18
Format: Paperback
Pages: 224
List Price: $48.40

This exciting, timely new book demystifies citizenship in the democratic process—readers will learn new skills and learn the rules of democracy—illustrating how knowledge can create a successful community.

Carefully arranged to lead readers through a process of self-awareness, skills-building, and strategic action, it covers such topics as self-definition of values, writing, reading, critical thinking, team work, and communication for effective leadership. Citizenship is presented in an enthusiastic and positive light throughout the book; real-world vignettes of contemporary social change leaders show how community involvement can better society at large.

This book will not only help readers engage powerfully as citizens, but also will help buld the skills necessary for personal and professional success.