The Civic Renewal Movement: Community Building and Democracy in the United States
This book explores innovation in various forms of civic engagement, while documenting the renewal of the civic movement and analyzing the power of citizens in their communities. From civic environmentalism to public journalism, Sirianni and Friedland offer unique insights into the future methods and directions of American self-rule while providing a resource-rich guide for future research in the field.
Carmen Sirianni is professor of sociology and public policy at Brandeis University. Lewis A. Friedland is professor of journalism and mass communication and sociology at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.