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The Civically Engaged Reader is a diverse collection of short provocative readings on civic activity. Designed for service and volunteer groups, as well as for the classroom and the individual reader, The Civically Engaged Reader is a 'ready-to-go' resource featuring more than 40 provocative readings by a diverse group of authors ranging from Aristotle to Eggers, Maimonides to Morrison; introductory essays on associating, serving, giving, and leading; and discussion questions and tips to help groups read and reflect on their civic activity.
This kind of thinking and deliberative discussion is good for the civic activity in question; efforts to improve our communities and the world are strengthened when we reflect on what we are doing and why we are doing it…. Reading deepens reflection; reflection deepens action. The Project on Civic Reflection, established in with support from Lilly Endowment, encourages the practice of civic reflection-reading and conversation on fundamental questions of civic life.
The Project develops and disseminates resources to help civic groups and organizations talk more comfortably about their values, think more deeply about their choices, and respond more imaginatively to the needs of their communities. These resources include:. Through research and evaluation, the Project is also developing as a center for learning about the practice of reading and discussion in civic life. Resource Link: www. For group orders, call and ask for a customer service representative.
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About the Project on Civic Reflection The Project on Civic Reflection, established in with support from Lilly Endowment, encourages the practice of civic reflection-reading and conversation on fundamental questions of civic life.
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The selections in The Civically Engaged Reader will stimulate both individual contemplation and lively group discussion and debate. Appendixes with questions for discussion and tips for making those discussions meaningful make this anthology a ready-to-go resource for service and volunteer groups, as well as college classrooms. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Want to Read saving…. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Other editions. Enlarge cover.
The Civically Engaged Reader: A Diverse Collection of Short Provocative Readings on Civic Activity
The Civically Engaged Reader