Making Citizens

How American Universities Teach Civics

The “New Civics” redefines civics as progressive political activism. Rooted in the radical program of the 1960s’ New Left, the New Civics presents itself as an up-to-date version of volunteerism and good works. Though camouflaged with soft rhetoric, the New Civics, properly understood, is an effort to repurpose higher education.

Appendix 1: The New Civics Infrastructure

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Appendix 2: Sample Civics Syllabi

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Appendix 3: Civic Literacy

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Appendix 4: Alternate Civic Activity and Community Partners

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Appendix 5: Glossary

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Appendix 6: university of Colorado, Boulder

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Appendix 7: Colorado State University

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Appendix 8: university of Northern Colorado

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Appendix 9: University of Wyoming

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