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New protocol for promoting active citizenship?

I have written previously about some of the not-so-successful attempts to promote more active citizenship in Africa. But one proposal that I am pretty sure has not been tried, and was suggested to me just this evening by my nephews, Jack and Henry, and my niece, Lucy…

… is an “Active Citizen” sweatshirt. Who knows — it’s fashionable, looks great, and it really leaves others asking, “What does it mean to be an active citizen?,” and, “How can I be one too?”

Next step: random dissemination and thorough impact evaluation!

About Evan Lieberman

I am a Professor of Political Science at MIT, and I conduct research, write, and teach about development, ethnic politics, and research methods.

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One thought on “New protocol for promoting active citizenship?

  1. have you tried this approach in your native country?

    Posted by veryproundtobe | December 18, 2012, 10:53 am

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