Research links civic engagement to resilience

Flowers, home-cooked meals, and time were among the items donated in the aftermath of the Christchurch terror attacks. A new University of Otago study has found these simple acts of kindness not only benefited victims, but ...

Students who take journalism more likely to vote, study shows

Across the country, adults are encouraging young people to vote. A new study suggests one of the best ways to encourage voting and civic engagement in young people may be to enroll them in a journalism class.

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 ...

Researchers study mindset of Hong Kong voters

Two UT Dallas political scientists are studying voter behavior in Hong Kong elections, providing some of the first data on that city's public attitudes about electoral democracy.

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