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A New Engagement?: Political Participation, Civic Life, and the Changing American Citizen

Cliff Zukin, Scott Keeter, Molly Andolina, Krista Jenkins, and Michael X. Delli Carpini

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195183177
eISBN:
9780199850822
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183177.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In searching for answers as to why young people differ vastly from their parents and grandparents when it comes to turning out the vote, this book challenges the conventional wisdom that today's ... More


Engagement in Public Life

Cliff Zukin, Scott Keeter, Molly Andolina, Krista Jenkins, and Michael X. Delli Carpini

in A New Engagement?: Political Participation, Civic Life, and the Changing American Citizen

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195183177
eISBN:
9780199850822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183177.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter illustrates the complete array of current citizen engagement by presenting a lay-of-the-land exposition of what people do across a wide variety of behavioral and cognitive indicators. It ... More


Generational Pathways to Participation

Cliff Zukin, Scott Keeter, Molly Andolina, Krista Jenkins, and Michael X. Delli Carpini

in A New Engagement?: Political Participation, Civic Life, and the Changing American Citizen

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195183177
eISBN:
9780199850822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183177.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter provides a detailed look at the process of engagement, beginning with an overview of the ways a host of resources are linked to participation. Next, it builds a model of citizen ... More


Civic Engagement, Political Engagement, and Generational Change

Cliff Zukin, Scott Keeter, Molly Andolina, Krista Jenkins, and Michael X. Delli Carpini

in A New Engagement?: Political Participation, Civic Life, and the Changing American Citizen

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195183177
eISBN:
9780199850822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183177.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses the remixing of citizen engagement in United States. It also looks on the implications on what it means if current trends continue and how things might be different if a larger ... More


Listening and Responding to Criticisms of Deliberative Civic Engagement

Loren Collingwood and Justin Reedy

in Democracy in Motion: Evaluating the Practice and Impact of Deliberative Civic Engagement

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199899265
eISBN:
9780199980147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199899265.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Democratization

This chapter examines the criticisms leveled against deliberative citizen engagement. It analyzes the merits of those censures and presents counterarguments that deliberation advocates present. ... More


Through the Looking Glass: Attitudes toward Public Engagement through a Prism of Cohorts

Cliff Zukin, Scott Keeter, Molly Andolina, Krista Jenkins, and Michael X. Delli Carpini

in A New Engagement?: Political Participation, Civic Life, and the Changing American Citizen

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195183177
eISBN:
9780199850822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183177.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines the attitudes that underpin the behaviors of the public that are relevant to citizen engagement. Even though there seems to be a clear line of electoral cleavage between the ... More


I, the Citizen: Unraveling the Power of Citizen Engagement

R. Balasubramaniam

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501713514
eISBN:
9781501712470
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713514.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This book is an attempt to understand citizen development and engagement. It takes the reader through interpretations of development initiatives at the grassroots and what good governance means to ... More


Coming of Age in a Post-Boomer World

Cliff Zukin, Scott Keeter, Molly Andolina, Krista Jenkins, and Michael X. Delli Carpini

in A New Engagement?: Political Participation, Civic Life, and the Changing American Citizen

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195183177
eISBN:
9780199850822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183177.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter provides a broad overview of the economic, cultural, political, and technological environments in the United States of the past forty years. These developments provide a roadmap to the ... More


Citizenship and popular culture

John Street, Sanna Inthorn, and Martin Scott

in From entertainment to citizenship: Politics and popular culture

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719085383
eISBN:
9781781706121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085383.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter argues that previous empirical work on citizen engagement and popular culture has been dominated by a narrow concept of the political. As a consequence, much of this research focused on ... More


Governance, democracy and citizenship

Dr. R Balasubramaniam and M N Venkatachaliah

in I, the Citizen: Unraveling the Power of Citizen Engagement

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501713514
eISBN:
9781501712470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713514.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter argues that citizen engagement, democracy, and good governance are all interconnected and each one of them is responsible for the health of the other two. When citizen engagement ... More


Conclusion: quo vadis democracy?

Matt Qvortrup

in The Politics of Participation: From Athens to E-Democracy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076589
eISBN:
9781781701560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076589.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter concludes the book with a discussion of future the prospects for democracy. It sums up the argument, makes recommendations for future studies, and offers suggestions for new forms of ... More


Where do Young People Stand Politically?

Cliff Zukin, Scott Keeter, Molly Andolina, Krista Jenkins, and Michael X. Delli Carpini

in A New Engagement?: Political Participation, Civic Life, and the Changing American Citizen

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195183177
eISBN:
9780199850822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183177.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter reviews a wide range of current polling and several important collections of data that offer a window back through time. Specifically, it turns to the question of how the changing nature ... More


The Renewal of State‒Citizen Cooperation

Henry Tam

in Whose Government is it?: The Renewal of State-Citizen Cooperation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781529200980
eISBN:
9781529200973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529200980.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The concluding chapter draws from the analyses and findings from the rest of the book and puts forward a set of key recommendations for politicians, officials, advisors, and civic activists to help ... More


Citizen engagement in Australian policy making

Chris Miller

in Australian public policy: Progressive ideas in the neo-liberal ascendency

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781447312673
eISBN:
9781447312703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447312673.003.0019
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter calls for authentic and sophisticated citizen deliberation in policy making to better address new complexities across public policy and re-visit contemporary understandings of public ... More


Controlling the Message: New Media in American Political Campaigns

Victoria A. "Farrar-Myers and Justin S. Vaughn (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479886357
eISBN:
9781479865505
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479886357.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

From the presidential race to the battle for the office of New York City mayor, American political candidates' approach to new media strategy is increasingly what makes or breaks their campaign. ... More


The Limits of Electoral Reform

Shaun Bowler and Todd Donovan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199695409
eISBN:
9780191751486
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695409.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Institutions to electoral reform advocates and political scientists#x2014;both argue that variation in electoral institutions affectshow elected officials and citizens behave. Change the rules, and ... More


Citizen engagement towards making democracy work

Dr. R Balasubramaniam and M N Venkatachaliah

in I, the Citizen: Unraveling the Power of Citizen Engagement

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501713514
eISBN:
9781501712470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713514.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter explores experiences and reflections of having engaged with citizens towards ensuring greater and responsible participation in the electoral processes before and during elections at ... More


Rethinking the American West: A Civic Intermediary and the Movement for “Quality Growth” in Utah

Souza Briggs

in Democracy as Problem Solving: Civic Capacity in Communities Across the Globe

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262026413
eISBN:
9780262269292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262026413.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter offers information on nongovernmental organizing and the consensus-building efforts of an initiative called “Envision Utah” to bring the ideal and strategy of quality growth to media and ... More


Civil Society and Good Democratic Leadership

Nannerl O. Keohane

in Good Democratic Leadership: On Prudence and Judgment in Modern Democracies

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199683840
eISBN:
9780191763397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199683840.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Chapter 5 reflects on citizen engagement in civic associations as an important means for providing an education in specifically democratic forms of leadership and citizenship. Addressing the ... More


Devolution, evolution, and expectation: health impact assessment in Wales

Eva Elliott, Gareth Williams, Chloe Chadderton, and Liz Green

in Health Impact Assessment: Past Achievement, Current Understanding, and Future Progress

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199656011
eISBN:
9780191748028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656011.003.0012
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter describes the Wales Health Impact Assessment Support Unit (WHIASU) and the evolution of HIA in the context of Wales as a devolved nation with its particular approach to public health. ... More


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