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Author Dalton, Russell J

Title The good citizen : how a younger generation is reshaping American politics / Russell J. Dalton

Publ Info Washington, D.C. : CQ Press, [2009]
Edition Revised edition
 PC  JK1759 .D179 2009    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  JK1759 .D179 2009    AVAILABLE
Descript xviii, 230 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Citizenship and the transformation of American society -- The meaning and measurement of citizenship -- Forming citizenship norms -- Bowling alone or protesting with a group -- Tolerating others -- Is government the problem or the solution? -- Images of Leviathan -- In Tocqueville's footsteps -- The two faces of citizenship -- Engaged citizens and the 2008 presidential election
LC subject Citizenship -- United States
Voluntarism -- United States
Youth -- Political activity -- United States
Political culture -- United States
United States -- Politics and government -- 2001-2009
ISBN 9781604265569 (alk. paper)
1604265566 (alk. paper)