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Civic Participation and Social Capital: A Social Network Analysis in Two American Counties 1

Marc Porter Magee

in Social Capital: An International Research Program

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199234387
eISBN:
9780191740619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234387.003.0135
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter aims to strengthen the empirical and conceptual understanding of the links between civic participation and the social network structure of social capital. It provides an analysis of ... More


The Moral Justification for Journalism

Sandra L. Borden

in Journalism Ethics: A Philosophical Approach

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195370805
eISBN:
9780199776610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370805.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The chapter proceeds in four parts. The first section addresses the liberal assumptions of the First Amendment and how these contribute to moral minimalism in journalism. The second section discusses ... More


Political Affections: Civic Participation and Moral Theology

Joshua Hordern

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199646814
eISBN:
9780191744181
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646814.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Religion and Society

While political experience is clearly replete with affectivity, the affective dimension of politics has typically been under-conceptualised in political theory. This book considers the nature of ... More


Participatory Democracy

Melvin Delgado and Lee Staples

in Youth-Led Community Organizing: Theory and Action

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195182767
eISBN:
9780199865192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182767.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations, Children and Families

This chapter examines participatory democracy in youth-led community organizing. It discusses the elements and forms of participatory democracy and the evolution of civic participation. It then ... More


The role of confidence and identity in civic participation: exploring ethnic group differences

Nahid Ahmad

in Social Policy Review 20: Analysis and debate in social policy, 2008

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420763
eISBN:
9781447303473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420763.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter is based on the findings from national research commissioned by the Commission for Racial Equality (CRE), which aimed to examine the differences between ethnic groups in terms of levels ... More


Conclusion: A Way Forward: Rousseau and 21st‐Century Democracy

Mark S. Cladis

in Public Vision, Private Lives: Rousseau, Religion, and 21st-Century Democracy

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195125542
eISBN:
9780199834082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195125541.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Can we achieve a common life and also support thriving private lives? In this concluding chapter, I ask if Rousseau held a dominant, normative view that informed his various depictions of social and ... More


Greece: Immigration to Greece: Problems and Prospects

Anna Triandafyllidou

in Immigration Worldwide: Policies, Practices, and Trends

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195388138
eISBN:
9780199863440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388138.003.0013
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Communities and Organizations

This chapter provides a comprehensive account of immigration to Greece during the past 15–20 years. It reviews the main demographic features of the immigrant population, discussing critically the ... More


Young people and online civic participation: key findings from a pan-European research project

Shakuntala Banaji and David Buckingham

in Youth participation in Europe: Beyond discourses, practices and realities

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9781447300182
eISBN:
9781447307792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300182.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Responding to academic and policy anxieties about apparent youth disengagement from politics and civil society, this chapter asks what role the internet has come to play in young people's civic ... More


Political Culture: Combining Tradition and Innovation with “Chinese Characteristics”

Zhaohui Hong

in The Price of China's Economic Development: Power, Capital, and the Poverty of Rights

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813161150
eISBN:
9780813161181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813161150.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Emphasizing the formation of the power-capital culture as the price of China’s economic development, chapter 3 studies the emergence and characteristics of the power-capital culture. It uses the ... More


Barrios to Burbs: The Making of the Mexican American Middle Class

Jody Vallejo

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804781398
eISBN:
9780804783163
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804781398.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Too frequently, the media and politicians cast Mexican immigrants as a threat to American society. Given America's increasing ethnic diversity and the large size of the Mexican-origin population, an ... More


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