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Review of Civic Education in the Twenty-First Century: A Multidimensional Inquiry

Review of Civic Education in the Twenty-First Century: A Multidimensional Inquiry

by T. Clay ArnoldUniversity of Central Arkansas

Few issues afford political scientists a more meaningful opportunity for improving the quality of American politics than that of civic education. Democratic processes and practices can only improve if, through effective civic education, more citizens are politically informed and involved. Progress rests on overcoming the truly worrisome levels of political illiteracy, apathy, and disengagement that define the contemporary crisis in civic education. Civic Education in the Twenty-First Century: A Multidimensional Inquiry, edited by Michael Rogers and Donald Gooch, takes up the challenge. Featuring the contributions of 21 different scholars, Civic Education for the Twenty-First Century is as comprehensive as it is timely.

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Journal of Political Science Education | Pages 112-113 | Volume 13, 2017 – Issue 1, Published online: 19 Apr 2016