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Title Civic service worldwide : impacts and inquiry / edited by Amanda Moore McBride and Michael Sherraden ; foreword by Amitai Etzioni.
Imprint Armonk, N.Y. ; London : M.E. Sharpe, 2007.

Subject Labor service.
National service.
Young volunteers in community development.
Alt Name McBride, Amanda Moore, 1971-
Sherraden, Michael W. (Michael Wayne), 1948-
Description 1 online resource (xvi, 272 pages) : illustrations
polychrome. rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Building knowledge on civic service worldwide / Amanda Moore McBride and Michael Sherraden -- From military service to civic service: the evolution of national youth service / Donald J. Eberly and Reuven Gal -- The effects of national service in Africa, with a focus on Nigeria / Ebenezer Obadare -- Toward universal national youth service in Israel: possible social capital effects / Nicole Fleischer and Reuven Gal -- The effects of national service in the United States: a research synthesis / James L. Perry and Ann Marie Thomson -- Civic service among youth in Chile, Denmark, England, and the United States: a psychological perspective / Judith Torney-Purta, Jo-Ann Amadeo, and Wendy Klandl Richardson -- The potential effects of service-learning and community service in educational settings in Latin America / MarĂ­a Nieves Tapia -- Youth service and elder service in comparative perspective / Nancy Morrow-Howell and Fengyan Tang -- International civic service: a step toward cooperation in a global world / Margaret Sherrard Sherraden -- Social psychological theory and the potential for intergroup and ethnonational cooperation in civic service programs / Ronald Pitner -- Civic service across nations and cultures: the range of effects and ways to study them / Justin Davis Smith and Angela Ellis Paine -- Directions in civic service scholarship: an institutional perspective / Amanda Moore McBride and Michael Sherraden, with Natasha Menon.
Note Print version record.
Summary A comprehensive collection of the research and policy developments in civic service worldwide, this work provides an assessment of what works and what doesn't work in the field. It presents a conceptualization and operational definition of civic service that allows for variations across nations and cultures.
Note English.
ISBN 9780765622204 (electronic bk.)
0765622203 (electronic bk.)
9780765616401 (hbk.)
0765616408 (hbk.)
OCLC # 191953149
Additional Format Print version: Civic service worldwide. Armonk, N.Y. ; London : M.E. Sharpe, 2007 (DLC) 2006012759

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