Democracy Is Not a Spectator Sport: The Ultimate Civic Engagement Handbook

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5.9 X 9.0 X 0.8 inches | 1.25 pounds

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About the Author

Arthur Blaustein is a recently retired professor at the University of California, Berkeley, where he taught community development, public policy, and politics. He has served on the board of the National Endowment for the Humanities under President Bill Clinton and was chair of the President's National Advisory Council on Economic Opportunity under President Jimmy Carter. Blaustein has written extensively for magazines and newspaper syndicates, including Harper's, Saturday Review, The Nation, Mother Jones, The Los Angeles Times and Knight-Ridder, as well as for academic and professional journals. He lives in Berkeley, California.


"Blaustein's effort will help a new generation of Americans approach community service--and their own lives--in a way that will strengthen our democracy."--Secretary of State John Kerry

"If you're wondering what the world is coming to remain hopeful...where to begin. The answer is in your hands...Please take this book with you into the rest of your life."--Barbara Kingsolver

"Arthur Blaustein has kept the faith. His book will help us regain the heights and take democracy back!"--Bill Moyers

"A terrific resource."--Bob Chase, President, National Education Association

"Looking for creative and useful ways to benefit communities across America? Read this book."--Senator Edward M. Kennedy