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Participation in service activities can be a vital component to civics and social studies education. The sources selected for this topic bibliography are intended to aid practitioners in thinking about and developing service activities in their classrooms, schools and communities. The first section contains references providing background information and conceptual frameworks useful in thinking broadly about the role of service in education and youth development. This is followed by items which feature description of service programs or information pertinent to program development. Finally, Section Three has references discussing the civic and citizenship education context surrounding any service activity. Records in each section are listed alphabetically by author. Basic information is given pertaining to primary author(s), title, year published, and availability. In addition. abstracts of varying length accompany each citation to give readers an idea of what's included.


Vue-Benson, R. & Shumer, R. (1995). Civics, Social Studies, and Service Topic Bibliography.St. Paul, MN: National Service-Learning Cooperative Clearinghouse.

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