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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


“A Soul-Searing Process”: Trauma in the Civil Service

Landon R. Y. Storrs

in The Second Red Scare and the Unmaking of the New Deal Left

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153964
eISBN:
9781400845255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153964.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter looks at private letters and other unpublished sources about defendants other than the Keyserlings to recapture the subjective experience of being investigated, not as an exercise in ... 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


History and Political Science: Together Again?

Julian E. Zelizer

in Governing America: The Revival of Political History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691150734
eISBN:
9781400841899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150734.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter focuses on the reconvergence of history and political science and explains how historians and political scientists can work together towards reconstructing political history. It argues ... 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


Religious Culture and Immigrant Civic Participation

Juan R. Martinez

in Religion and Progressive Activism: New Stories About Faith and Politics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781479854769
eISBN:
9781479834457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479854769.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Juan R. Martinez’s chapter argues that religious institutions today offer unique resources that encourage civic participation among non-citizens. Drawing on five years of ethnographic fieldwork, the ... More


Spirals of Perpetual Potential: How Empowerment Projects’ Noble Missions Tangle in Everyday Interaction

Nina Eliasoph

in Democratizing Inequalities: Dilemmas of the New Public Participation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479847273
eISBN:
9781479800223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479847273.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter explores previously hidden consequences of the transformation of volunteering and civic life in the empowerment projects during the last twenty years. In contrast to hierarchical social ... More


Civic Participation

John Scott Watson

in Prairie Crossing: Creating an American Conservation Community

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039867
eISBN:
9780252097973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039867.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter examines local political participation in the Prairie Crossing project and how it differs from national participation. Local political participation is defined as being involved in ... More


Conclusion: Global Themes

Meghan Elizabeth Kallman, Terry Nichols Clark, Cary Wu, and Jean Yen-Chun Lin

in The Third Sector: Community Organizations, NGOs, and Nonprofits

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040436
eISBN:
9780252098857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040436.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book has explored how different cultural, economic, and political backgrounds have given rise to very different third sectors worldwide, especially in terms of state involvement with nonprofit ... More


New Paradigms of Civic Participation among Youth: A Study in Mexico City

Norma Del Río

in Citizens in the Present: Youth Civic Engagement in the Americas

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037658
eISBN:
9780252094910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037658.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter examines new paradigms of civic participation among Mexico City's youth. In recent years, international human rights organizations have stressed the need for participative democratic ... More


Civic Participation, Prefigurative Politics, and Feminist Organizing in Rural Nicaragua

Anjali Dutt

in Women's Human Rights: A Social Psychological Perspective on Resistance, Liberation, and Justice

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190614614
eISBN:
9780190850746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190614614.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter discusses methods of data collection and analysis that can be used to gain deeper understanding of processes of prefiguration. Prefigurative politics can be described as a set of ... More


Prairie Crossing: Creating an American Conservation Community

John Scott Watson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039867
eISBN:
9780252097973
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039867.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Carved out of century-old farmland near Chicago, the Prairie Crossing development is a novel experiment in urban public policy that preserves 69 percent of the land as open space. The for-profit ... More


Trust and Confidence

Lisa S. Nelson

in America Identified: Biometric Technology and Society

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014779
eISBN:
9780262289689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014779.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

Trust and confidence help to build and maintain a social capital of a democracy through civic participation and engagement. Civic participation and engagement with networks, organizations, and ... More


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