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Service Learning and Civic Engagement

Bibliography of Resources


  • Ellis, Susan By The People: A History of Americans as Volunteers. San Francisco, CA: Jossey Bass 1990. MSU Catalog HN90.V64 E43 1990 Funding Center, 1 East, Main Library.

  • Poplau, Ronald W. The doer of good becomes good : a primer on volunteerism. Lanham, MD: ScarecrowEducation, 2004. MSU Catalog LC220.5 .P66 2004, Main Library.
  • Coles, Robert. The Call of Service: A Witness to Idealism. New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1993. MSU Catalog HV91 .C62 1993 Main Library and Special Collections.

  • Pitts, Emma Thomas. People and programs that make a difference in a multicultural society : volunteerism in America. Lewiston, NY: E. Mellen Press, 1999. MSU Catalog HN90.V64 P57 1999, Main Library.
  • Chrislip, David, and Carl Larson. Collaborative Leadership: How Citizens and Civic Leaders Can Make a Difference. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass Publishers, 1994. MSU Catalog JS323 .C48 1994 Main Library.

  • Parks Daloz, Laurent, et al. Common Fire: Lives of Commitment in a Complex World. Boston, MA: Beacon Press, 1996. MSU Catalog HM131 .C74276 1996 Main Library.

  • Invest Yourself: A Guide to Action. New York; Commission on Voluntary Service and Action, 1993. MSU Catalog HV89 .I58 1993 Funding Center, 1 East, Main Library.

  • Gorham, Eric. National Service, Citizenship, and Political Education. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 1992. MSU Catalog HD4870.U6 G67 1992 Main Library.
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