This bibliography highlights resources, many provided online, on civics and citizenship education.
Source: National Service-Learning Clearinghouse, January 2009.
American Political Science Association. (2000). Service learning in political science [Special issue]. PS Magazine, 33(3). Retrieved from http://www.apsanet.org/section_246.cfm
Andolina, M., Keeter, S., Zukin, C., & Jenkins, K. (2002). The civic and political health of the nation: A generational portrait. Retrieved from http://www.civicyouth.org/research/products/Civic_Political_Health.pdf
Bass, M. (2004). Civic education through national service: Lessons from American history. Retrieved from http://www.civicyouth.org/PopUps/WorkingPapers/WP12Bass.pdf
Battistoni, R. (2002). Civic engagement across the curriculum: A resource book for service-learning faculty in all disciplines. Providence, RI: Campus Compact.
Campus Compact. (2002). Service-learning and civic education. Compact Current, 2(3). Retrieved from http://www.compact.org/current/issues/2002_Fall.pdf
Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement for Teaching. (2006). Higher education: Civic mission and civic effects. Retrieved from http://www.civicyouth.org/PopUps/higher_ed_civic_mission_and_civic_effects.pdf
Center for Civic Education. (2007). Project citizen: A we the people portfolio-based program (level 2). Calabasas, CA: Author.
Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Education and Carnegie Corporation of New York. (2003). The civic mission of schools. Retrieved from http://www.civicmissionofschools.org/site/campaign/documents/ExecutiveSummary.pdf
Chi, B., Jastrzab, J., & Melchior A. (2006). Developing indicators and measures of civic outcomes for elementary school students. Medford, MD: Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement (CIRCLE).
Close Up Foundation and Constitutional Rights Foundation. (1994 & 1995). Active citizenship today handbook and field guides for teachers, middle school, and high school. Los Angeles, CA: Constitutional Rights Foundation.
Colby, A., Ehrlich, T., Beaumont, E., & Stevens, J. (2003). Educating citizens: Preparing America's undergraduates for lives of moral and civic responsibility. Indianapolis, IN: Jossey-Bass Publishers.
Constitutional Rights Foundation. (2000). Fostering civic responsibility. Service-Learning Network, 8(1). Retrieved from http://www.crf-usa.org/service-learning-network/8_1-fostering-civic-responsibility.html
Constitutional Rights Foundation. (2000). Local government: The learning laboratory. Service-Learning Network, 8(3). Retrieved from http://www.crf-usa.org/service-learning-network/8_3-local-government.html
Davila, A., & Mora, M. T. (2007). Civic engagement and high school academic progress: An analysis using NELS data. Medford, MD: Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement (CIRCLE).
Davis, A., & Lynn, E. (Eds.). (2006). The civically engaged reader. Chicago, IL: Great Books Foundation.
Degelman, C., & Philips, S. (1998). Active citizenship today implementation guide: Questions and answers about service-learning. Los Angeles, CA: Constitutional Rights Foundation.
Dudley, R. L., & Gitelson, A.R. (2003). Civic education, civic engagement, and youth civic development. PS: Political Science and Politics 36(2), 263-266.
Garman, B. (1995). Civic education through service learning.
Ginsberg, B., Lowi, T. J., & Weir, M. (2005). We the people: An introduction to American politics. New York, NY: W.W. Norton.
Gottlieb, C., & Robinson, G. (2004). Civic responsibility and service learning: The need for curricular integration. The Journal for Civic Commitment 1. Retrieved from http://www.mesacc.edu/other/engagement/Journal/Issue1/GottliebRobinson.shtml
Gottlieb, K., & Robinson, G. (Eds.). (2006). A practical guide for integrating civic responsibility into the curriculum (2nd ed.). Retrieved from http://www.aacc.nche.edu/Resources/aaccprograms/horizons/Documents/cr_guide_2nd.pdf
Greco, L. M. (1997). Teaching the presidential elections: A social studies / service learning teaching unit for the middle grades. Amherst, MA: University of Massachusetts Eastern Regional Information Center.
Harkavy, I., Zlotkowski, E., & Donovan, B. M. (2000). Connecting past and present: Concepts and models for service-learning in history. Washington, DC: American Association for Higher Education.
Hepburn, M. A. (1997). Service learning in civic education: A concept with long, sturdy roots. Theory Into Practice 36(3), 136-142.
Herczon, M. M. (2009). Inauguration 2009: A call for actions to all Americans. Downey, CA: Los Angeles County Office of Education.
Hollander, E., Saltmarsh, J., & Zlotkowski, E. (2001). Indicators of engagement. In M. Kenny (Ed.)., Learning to serve: Promoting civil society through service learning (pp. 31-49). Boston, MA: Kluwer Academic Publishers.
International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement. (n.d.). The IEA civic education study. Retrieved from http://www.wam.umd.edu/~jtpurta/
KIDS Consortium. (2008). Service-learning elections projects in response to identified problems and needs. Auburn, ME: Author.
Kirlin, M. (2002). Civic skill buildings: The missing component in service programs? PS: Political Science and Politics 35, 57-575.
Kirlin, M. (2003). The role of civic skills in fostering civic engagement. CIRCLE Working Paper 6. Retrieved from http://www.civicyouth.org/PopUps/WorkingPapers/WP06Kirlin.pdf
Langseth, M., & Plater, W. M. (Eds.). (2004). Public work and the academy: An academic administrator's guide to civic engagement and service-learning. Bolton, MA: Anker Publishing Company, Inc.
McDevitt, M., Kiousis, S., Wu, X., & Losch, M. (2003). The civic bonding of school and family: How kids voting students enliven the domestic sphere. CIRCLE Working Paper 7. Retrieved from http://www.civicyouth.org/PopUps/WorkingPapers/WP07McDevitt.pdf
Miller, B., & Singleton, L. (1997). Preparing citizens: Linking authentic assessment and instruction in civic / law related education. Boulder, CO: Social Science Education Consortium.
Morton, K., & Enos, S. (2002). Building deeper civic relationships and new and improved citizens. The Journal of Public Affairs, 6(Suppl. 1), 83-102.
Mott, A. (2005). University education for community change: A vital strategy for progress on poverty, race and community-building. Retrieved from http://www.community-wealth.org/_pdfs/articles-publications/universities/report-mott.pdf
North Carolina Civic Education Consortium. (2003). Measures of citizenship: The North Carolina civic index, 2003. Retrieved from http://www.sog.unc.edu/programs/civiced/publications/nc_civic_index.php
O’Meara, K., & Kilmer, H. (1999). Mapping civic engagement in higher education: National initiatives. Providence, RI: Campus Compact.
Parsons, C. (1996). Serving to learn, learning to serve. Civics and service from a to z. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press.
Pearson, S. S., & Voke, H. M. (2003). Building an effective citizenry: Lessons learning from initiatives in youth engagement. Washington, DC: American Youth Policy Forum.
Pew Partnership for Civic Change. (2004). New directions in civic engagement: University avenue meets main street. Retrieved from http://www.pew-partnership.org/resources/newdirections.html
Price, P. (Ed.). (2004). YMCA civic engagement guide: Strategies and tools for increasing civic engagement. Chicago, IL: YMCA of the USA.
Quigley, C. N., & Bahmueller, C. F. (Eds.). (1991). CIVITAS: A framework for civic education. Calabasas, CA: Center for Civic Education.
Rappoport , A. L., & Kletzien, S. B. (1997). Kids around town: Civic education through democratic action. Retrieved from http://www.palwv.org/kat/intro/demaction.html
Sandman, L. R., Holland, B. A., & Burns, K. (Summer 2007). Creating a federation to encourage civic engagement. Wingspread Journal, 22-25.
Shumer, R. (1999). Service, social studies, and citizenship: Connections for the new century.
Shumer, R. (2000). Service and citizenship: A connection for the future. The High School Magazine 7(8), 34-38.
Wade, R. C. (2004). CivicConnections: Constructing the past creating the future: Educator's guide. Washington, DC: National Council for the Social Studies.
Westheimer, J., & Kahne, J. (2004). Educating the “good” citizen: Political choices and pedagogical goals. PS: Political Science and Politics 37, 1-7. Retrieved from http://www.apsanet.org/imgtest/EducatingTheGoodCitizen.pdf
Westheimer, J., & Kahne, J. (2004). What kind of citizen? The politics of educating for democracy. American Educational Research Journal 41(2), 237-269.
Zlotkowski, E., Gelmon, S. B., Franco, R., Duffy, D. K., & Norvell, K. H. (2004). The community's college: Indicators of engagement at two-year institutions. Providence, RI: Campus Compact.
Bill of Rights Institute
Center for Civic Education
CIRCLE (Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement)
Constitutional Rights Foundation
First Amendment Schools
National Center for Learning and Citizenship (NCLC)
National Council for the Social Studies