News tagged with civic engagement

Does home comfort promote complacency?

Working as a volunteer in crisis regions or in social projects, petitioning, and taking part in political debates and demonstrations - there are a lot of opportunities for civic engagement. "Such activities are important ...

dateJul 05, 2016 in Social Sciences
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Humanitarian liking on Facebook

"Liking" a page on the social networking site Facebook is a new form of civic engagement and humanitarian support, so concludes research published in the International Journal of Web Based Communities. According to the paper's ...

dateJun 09, 2014 in Internet
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Reviving the spirit of democracy

Just as voting participation rates have fallen over the last 40 years, civic engagement is on the decline in the United States, too. But there is some hope for a turnaround, says Peter Levine in his new book, We Are the Ones ...

dateJan 17, 2014 in Social Sciences
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