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Author Macedo, Stephen, 1957-
Title Democracy at risk : how political choices undermine citizen participation and what we can do about it / Stephen Macedo ; [with] Yvette Alex-Assensoh ... [and others].
Imprint Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, 2005.

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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  JK1764 .D48 2005    AVAILABLE  
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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  JK1764 .D48 2005    AVAILABLE  
Author Macedo, Stephen, 1957-
Subject Political participation -- United States.
Citizenship -- United States.
Alt Name Alex-Assensoh, Yvette M.
Description ix, 228 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Summary "Documents how recent trends in civic engagement have been shaped by political institutions and public policies and recommends ways to increase the amount, quality, and distribution of civic engagement, focusing on elections, the metropolis, and the nonprofit sector and philanthropy"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 179-218) and index.
Contents Toward a political science of citizenship -- National electoral processes -- The American metropolis -- Associational life and the nonprofit and philanthropic sector -- Conclusion: Assessing our political science of citizenship.
ISBN 0815754043 (cloth : alk. paper)
0815754051 (paper : alk. paper)
9780815754046
9780815754053
OCLC # 60188521
Table of Contents
1Toward a political science of citizenship1
2National electoral processes21
3The American metropolis67
4Associational life and the nonprofit and philanthropic sector117
5Conclusion : assessing our political science of citizenship155


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