CIRCLE (The Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement)
conducts research on the civic and political engagement of young Americans.
The Center for Information & Research on Civic Learning and Engagement

Working Paper 45: Youth Civic Engagement: An Institutional Turn

March 19th, 2006
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by Peter Levine and James Youniss

February 2006graph

“The papers in this collection were written by an interdisciplinary group to address two main questions: What conditions deter young people‚Äôs involvement in politics and civic life? What reforms could enhance youth engagement? Most of the contributors met face-to-face in Washington, DC in March 2005 to discuss their papers and the general issue of youth civic engagement.”

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