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Citizens in the present : youth civic engagement in the Americas

Author: María de los Angeles Torres; Irene Rizzini; Norma del Río
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This innovative comparative study provides nuanced accounts of the personal experiences of young people who care deeply about their communities and are actively engaged in a variety of public issues.
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Torres, María de los Angeles.
Citizens in the present.
University of Illinois Press, 2013
(OCoLC)851154450
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: María de los Angeles Torres; Irene Rizzini; Norma del Río
ISBN: 0252037650 9780252037658 0252079205 9780252079207
OCLC Number: 814455424
Description: xiv, 164 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: 1. Civically Engaged Youth / Norma Del Rio --
2. Chicago Youth Activists: Home Matters in Their Search for Democracy / Maria de los Angeles Torres --
3. Affirming the Young Democracy: Youth Engagement in Rio de Janeiro / Malcolm Bush --
4. New Paradigms of Civic Participation among Youth: A Study in Mexico City / Norma Del Rio --
5. Emerging Political Identities, Practices, and Temporalities / Norma Del Rio.
Other Titles: Youth civic engagement in the Americas
Responsibility: Maria de los Angeles Torres, Irene Rizzini, Norma del Río.
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