CommonWealth: A Return to Citizen Politics
Tracing citizen activism back to the American Revolution, Boyte shows how this touchstone of democratic practice emerged in our past and continues today among diverse citizen groups who grapple with the problems of housing, education, environment, and youth development in their communities.
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