Civic Education: What Makes Students Learn

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$28.80
Publisher
Yale University Press
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Pages
220
Dimensions
6.0 X 9.0 X 0.5 inches | 0.01 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780300107449

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About the Author

Jane Junn is professor of political science at the University of Southern California. She is coauthor of Education and Democratic Citizenship in America.

Richard G. Niemi is Don Alonzo Watson Professor of Political Science at the University of Rochester, where he has taught for forty-five years and has served as department chair, associate dean for graduate studies, and interim dean. He earned his PhD from the University of Michigan in 1967. Professor Niemi has been a Guggenheim fellow and a fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences. He has been a visiting professor at the University of Lund (Sweden) and at the University of Iowa. In 2007-2009 he was president of the American Political Science Association's Section on State Politics and Policy. He is a foreign member of the Finnish Academy of Science and Letters and a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He is the author, coauthor, or editor of numerous works on political socialization, civic education, voting behavior, and various aspects of state politics. He has an ongoing interest in the Native Americans of upstate New York and Wisconsin, from whom he can trace a portion of his ancestry.