For Student Success and Career Development courses, Orientation courses, introductory Political Science courses, and Citizenship or Sociology courses. This exciting, timely new text demystifies the area of citizen engagement in the democratic process and extends student success into life and civic success. Carefully arranged to lead learners through a process of self-awareness, skills-building, and strategic action, it covers such topics as self-definition of values, writing, reading, critical thinking, teamwork, and communication for effective leadership. Citizenship is presented in an enthusiastic and positive light throughout the text; real-world vignettes of contemporary social change leaders introduce student success topics with applications beyond that of just the classroom, extending into community involvement and empowering students to improve society-at-large.
Publisher: Pearson Education (US)