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Author Ehrlich, Thomas, 1934-
Title Civic work, civic lessons : two generations reflect on public service / Thomas Erlich and Ernestine Fu.
Imprint Lanham ; Boulder ; New York ; Toronto ; Plymouth, UK : University Press of America, [2013]

Author Ehrlich, Thomas, 1934-
Subject Civil service.
Civil service positions.
Public administration.
Nonprofit organizations -- Employees.
Civics -- Study and teaching.
Alt Name Fu, Ernestine.
Description 1 online resource (xxi, 177 pages)
Note Includes index.
Contents Introduction: Co-authors 57 years apart -- Role models, mentors, and teachers are key in civic work -- Civic work should serve the public interest -- Focus on the big picture in civic work, but don't forget about the details -- Motives to engage in civic work are always mixed -- Moral leadership is essential in civic work -- Clear goals must be set in civic work -- Civic work should be its own reward -- The way forward : leveraging technology for civic work.
Summary Civic Work, Civic Lessons explains how and why people of all ages, and particularly young people, should engage in public service. Its authors are 57 years apart in age, but united in their passion for public service. Their experiences range from volunteering, to non-profit work, to federal foreign aid.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780761861287 (electronic)
0761861289 (electronic)
0761861270 (pbk.)
9780761861270 (pbk.)
9781299734937 (MyiLibrary)
1299734936 (MyiLibrary)
OCLC # 853364715
Additional Format Print version: Ehrlich, Thomas. Civic Work, Civic Lessons. Lanham : University Press of America, 2013 9780761861270 (OCoLC)843856384

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