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Between Movement and Establishment: Organizations Advocating for Youth

Milbrey W. McLaughlin, W. Richard Scott, and Sarah N. Deschenes


This pathbreaking book examines the strategies, successes, and challenges of youth advocacy organizations, highlighting the importance of local contexts for these efforts. Working between social movements and the political establishment, these organizations, which occupy a special niche in American politics and civil society, use their position to change local agendas for youth and public perceptions of youth, and work to strengthen local community support systems. The book describes how youth advocacy organizations affect change in a fragmented urban policy environment. It considers the diffe ... More

Keywords: youth advocacy organizations, social movements, American politics, civil society, local community support, urban policy, youth, political campaigns, accountability measures, civic capacity

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9780804762106
Published to Stanford Scholarship Online: June 2013 DOI:10.11126/stanford/9780804762106.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Milbrey W. McLaughlin, author

W. Richard Scott, author

Sarah N. Deschenes, author