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Practical Political Action, A Guide for Citizens [microform]
Bib ID 5234977
Format BookBook, MicroformMicroform, OnlineOnline
Author
Tufts Univ., Medford, MA. Lincoln Filene Center for Citizenship and Public Affairs
 
Online Versions
Description [Washington, D.C.] : Distributed by ERIC Clearinghouse, 1970 
209 p. 
Summary

"Practical Political Action", intended for secondary grade students and adapted directly from the nonpartisan "Action Course in Practical Politics" prepared and published by the Chamber of Commerce of the United States, is designed to assist students in understanding and participating in the political life of our nation by examining action at the grass-roots level. Emphasis is upon familiarizing students with the many ways they can actively participate in support of candidates before they reach the voting age. Six chapters are presented containing case studies and discussion questions. Political parties are examined, defined, and compared. Precinct organization and the role of the precinct leader are described. The purposes, organization, committee functions, and financing of political activity during the campaign period are analyzed. Origins, functions, and types of political clubs are examined, noting that such participation is especially suitable for beginners. Problems that confront political leaders are identified. Types of political meetings and methods of planning and conducting them successfully are discussed. (SJM)

Notes

Availability: Houghton Mifflin Publishing Company, 53 West 43rd, New York, New York 10036 (Paper, $1.65; Cloth, $3.00).

Educational level discussed: Secondary Education.

May also be available online. Address as at 14/8/18: https://eric.ed.gov/

Reproduction Microfiche. [Washington D.C.]: ERIC Clearinghouse microfiches : positive. 
Subjects Case Studies.  |  Civics.  |  Elections.  |  Political Influences.  |  Political Power.  |  Political Science.  |  Politics.  |  Public Affairs Education.  |  Secondary Education.  |  Social Studies.  |  Textbooks.  |  United States Government (Course)  |  Voting.
Other authors/contributors Tufts Univ., Medford, MA. Lincoln Filene Center for Citizenship and Public Affairs
Available From ERIC 
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500 |aEducational level discussed: Secondary Education.
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