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Author Perry, James L, author
Title Civic service : what difference does it make? / James L. Perry and Ann Marie Thomson
Imprint Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, 2004
book jacket
 Euro-Am Studies Lib  361.37 P4296 2004    AVAILABLE    30500101196312
Descript xx, 226 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 175-206) and indexes
I. Ideological and Historical Context -- 1. The Ideal -- 2. Policy Evolution -- II. Evidence and Methods -- 3. The Nature of the Evidence -- 4. Methodology -- III. Research Synthesis Findings -- 5. Civic Service Outcomes -- 6. Qualities of Successful Programs -- IV. Summing Up and Taking Stock -- 7. Drawing Conclusions About Civic Service -- 8. Policy Implications -- App. B. Civic Service Synthesis Coding Protocol -- App. C. Civic Service Programs Included in the Synthesis
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Assessment of the impacts of civic service in the United States to date, [evaluating] a broad range of research on civic service programs, from the Civilian Conservation Corps of the 1930s, [to Volunteers in Service to America (VISTA) in the 1960s, to the Youth Conservation Corp in the 1970s,and] to AmeriCorps today. [publisher web site]
Subject Labor service -- United States
National service -- United States
Volunteers -- United States
Alt Author Thomson, Ann Marie, 1954-
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