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Civic Service What Difference Does It Make

Author : James L. Perry
ISBN : 9781317474449
Genre : Business & Economics
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The concept and practice of civic service is deeply rooted in America's past, present, and future, and has been a featured component of recent presidential agendas. Yet despite ongoing debates about the methods and values of civic service, no recent book has systematically analyzed the effectiveness and outcomes of service programs in America. Civic Service: What Difference Does It Make? presents a thorough, research-based evaluation of public service programs in the United States. Divided into four key parts, this groundbreaking volume presents original information not found anywhere else.

Civic Service Worldwide

Author : Amanda Moore McBride
ISBN : 0765616408
Genre : Political Science
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This comprehensive collection of the latest research and policy developments in civic service worldwide provides an informed assessment of what works and what doesn't work in the field. With contributions from some of the discipline's best-known global leaders, it presents a conceptualization and operational definition of civic service that allows for variations across nations and cultures. "Civic Service Worldwide" offers a perspective on the history and potential for civic service from its roots in military service. It summarizes the effects of national service in diverse countries, and identifies important developments in service, including service across the lifespan and transnational service. The editors and contributors also address key questions and promising theoretical and methodological approaches for advancing knowledge in the field.

Civic Work Civic Lessons

Author : Thomas Ehrlich
ISBN : 9780761861287
Genre : Political Science
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Civic Work, Civic Lessons explains how and why people of all ages, and particularly young people, should engage in public service. Its authors are 57 years apart in age, but united in their passion for public service. Their experiences range from volunteering, to non-profit work, to federal foreign aid.

Annual Schoolmen S Week Proceedings

Author : University of Pennsylvania
ISBN : UOM:39015073262753
Genre : Education
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Civic Service

Author : David P. Redlawsk
ISBN : 9780470373743
Genre : Education
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This book reveals how to implement effective service-learning programs and contains myriad examples of successful efforts across multiple disciplines. The book focuses on service-learning with government partners, such as city councils, school districts, and public agencies however the lessons are easily transferable to service-learning courses with businesses and not-for-profit organizations. Taking a unique approach, the book offers comprehensive look at all of the constituencies served by service-learning, including, teachers and students, government agencies as community partners, higher education administrators, and community citizens.

Historical Outlook

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ISBN : PRNC:32101080458126
Genre : Social sciences
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History Teacher S Magazine

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ISBN : MSU:31293009976014
Genre : History
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Make A Difference

Author : Arthur Blaustein
ISBN : 9781510714311
Genre : Political Science
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A comprehensive guide to civic participation and the best opportunities for volunteering. We are proud residents of the land of the free and the home of the brave, but how often do we actually get involved and do anything to make a difference? The lifeblood of democracy is volunteering, and Make a Difference teaches readers how to get in the game and help! Volunteers are needed in record numbers. People are in trouble, and they are turning to volunteer organizations in their communities and faiths for help. Millions of Americans—middle class, working class, professionals, and business executives—have experienced the loss of a job, a home, or a business, small farm failure, a personal bankruptcy, or a loss of pension or retirement income. And millions more are only a layoff, illness, divorce, or accident away from falling into poverty. But YOU can help! Make a Difference is a comprehensive collection of more than two hundred community service opportunities and experiences. More than a simple resource guide, this unique handbook includes interviews, anecdotes, and commentary from the top people in nonprofit and service fields. The book ties together the strands of volunteering, community service, and civic engagement. Blaustein focuses on two critical questions: “How did we get into this mess?” and “What can be done to turn things around?” His answer to these interconnected questions is volunteering, community service, civic engagement, and citizen participation. They are good for you, vital to those being served, and healthy for your community and our country. Here’s what YOU can do to help!

The Civil Service Record

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ISBN : CORNELL:31924106057668
Genre : Civil service
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Civic Welfare Service 99 Ed

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ISBN : 9712327329
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