Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Citizen SpeakThe Democratic Imagination in American Life$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Andrew J. Perrin

Print publication date: 2006

Print ISBN-13: 9780226660790

Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: March 2013

DOI: 10.7208/chicago/9780226660783.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM CHICAGO SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.chicago.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright University of Chicago Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in CHSO for personal use.date: 27 September 2021

How to Use Civic Life to Build Citizenship

How to Use Civic Life to Build Citizenship

(p.143) Chapter Eight How to Use Civic Life to Build Citizenship
Citizen Speak
University of Chicago Press

This chapter offers conclusions about the character and state of democratic citizenship, along with some principles for policy measures to address it. It argues that social policies aiming to rebuild democratic citizenship should pay attention to “citizen speak,” not just organizational membership, as a principal contributor to democracy.

Keywords:   democratic citizenship, social policies, citizen speak, democracy

Chicago Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs, and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.