Strategies for Active Citizenship
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Kateri Drexler;Gwen Garcelon
- Publish Date: 2004-06-18
This exciting, timely new book demystifies citizenship in the democratic processâreaders will learn new skills and learn the rules of democracyâillustrating how knowledge can create a successful community. Carefully arranged to lead readers through a process of self-awareness, skills-building, and strategic action, it covers such topics as self-definition of values, writing, reading, critical thinking, team work, and communication for effective leadership. Citizenship is presented in an enthusiastic and positive light throughout the book; real-world vignettes of contemporary social change leaders show how community involvement can better society at large. This book will not only help readers engage powerfully as citizens, but also will help buld the skills necessary for personal and professional success.