News tagged with civic engagement

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 pa ...

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, ...

dateJan 17, 2014 in Social Sciences
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The Japanese disaster one year later

As the world remembers the horrors of the disaster on its one-year anniversary, experts at the Mailman School take stock of disaster response, nuclear fears and lessons learned

dateMar 12, 2012 in Other
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