Storrs Lectures: "Civic Engagement in American Democracy", at Yale Law School, New Haven, CT, Monday, March 11, 2002

3 Lectures: March 11, 12, and 14

Civic organizations have become a prominent subject of discussion in America. Scholars and media columnists debate whether Americans' participation in voluntary associations has declined, and whether group membership reflects the health of the nation. But there is widespread agreement that such participation has long been central to American democracy.

Theda Skocpol, the Victor S. Thomas Professor of Government and Sociology at Harvard, will use the three speeches of the 2002 Storrs Lectures to "trace the origins and development of the...

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