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Civic Studies | Edited by Peter Levine and Karol Edward Sołtan

Bringing Theory to Practice’s Civic Studies, the third monograph in The Civic Series, is composed of nine scholarly but accessible essays written by scholars from diverse disciplines and nationalities who address such questions as, “What should good citizens know and do? What scholarly knowledge is useful to citizens?” More information about Civic Studies and The Civic Series.

PART 1 Overview

The Case for Civic Studies |  Peter Levine
The Emerging Field of a New Civics |  Karol Edward Sołtan

PART 2 The Art and Science of Association: The Bloomington School

Artisans of the Common Life: Building a Public Science of Civics | Filippo Sabetti
Citizenship, Political Competence, and Civic Studies: The Ostromian Perspective | Paul Dragos Aligica

PART 3 Deliberative Participation

Deliberative Civic Engagement: Connecting Public Voices to Public Governance | Tina Nabatchi and Greg Munno
The Challenge of Promoting Civic Participation in Poor Countries |  Ghazala Mansuri and Vijayendra Rao

PART 4 Public Work

Transforming Higher Education in a Larger Context: The Civic Politics of Public Work | Harry C. Boyte and Blase Scarnati
Citizen-Centered Research for Civic Studies: Bottom Up, Problem Driven, Mixed Methods, Interdisciplinary |  Sanford Schram
Public Sociology, Engaged Research, and Civic Education | Philip Nyden

View the full monograph here.

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