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Source:

Hart, Daniel, Thomas M. Donnelly, and James Youniss (2007), "High School Community Service as a Predictor of Adult Voting and Volunteering", American Educational Research Journal, 44, 197-219.
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Definition:

  • Civic knowledge includes information on government functioning, current political issues, and community needs. It was indexed by a standardized test consist- ing of citizenship(federal government, citizen rights and responsibilities), American history (political and economic), and geographic (patterns of food production and settlement across societies)questions.


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Citations:

  • Rock, D.A., J.M. Pollack, and P. Quinn (1995) , "Psychometric report for the NELS:88 base year through second follow-up.".