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Equality and Differentiated Citizenship: A Modern Democratic Dilemma in Tocquevillean Perspective

Rogers M. Smith

in Anxieties of Democracy: Tocquevillean Reflections on India and the United States

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077473
eISBN:
9780199081745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077473.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Every modern democracy faces a multi-faceted dilemma in constructing civic membership: how to formulate laws and policies that provide substantively equal rights, duties, and opportunities for all ... More


The Role of Civic and Political Participation in Successful Early Adulthood

Daniel Hart and Anne van Goethem

in Flourishing in Emerging Adulthood: Positive Development During the Third Decade of Life

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190260637
eISBN:
9780190672737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190260637.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Phenotypic positive youth civic development varies dramatically according to the political context in which it occurs. In democratic societies, successful individual development is reflected in ... More


Young America and Democracy

Daniel Hart and James Youniss

in Renewing Democracy in Young America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190641481
eISBN:
9780190641504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190641481.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology

As a consequence of their low levels of political activity, knowledge, and interest, young people today are viewed as a threat to the foundations of American democracy. This widely shared ... More


Harnessing Developmental Science to Broaden Equality Jurisprudence

Roger J. R. Levesque

in Adolescence, Discrimination, and the Law: Addressing Dramatic Shifts in Equality Jurisprudence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479815586
eISBN:
9781479833597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479815586.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter builds on the notion that a close look at laws regulating the various sites of inculcation reveals multiple ways in which social institutions can serve as an impetus and guide for ... More


Grand Designs: Technology and Urban Planning

Susan Branson

in Scientific Americans: Invention, Technology, and National Identity

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781501760914
eISBN:
9781501760921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501760914.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter illustrates how civic projects articulated national ambitions. The United States needed technologies to develop industry, transport American-made products, and protect the health and ... More


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