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Bass, Melissa
The politics and civics of national service : lessons from the Civilian Conservation Corps, Vista, and AmeriCorps / Melissa Bass
Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, [2013]
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  HD4870.U6 B37 2013    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) National service -- United States
Voluntarism -- United States
Subject Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.)
AmeriCorps (U.S.)
AmeriCorps*VISTA
Physical Description xi, 304 pages ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 249-294) and index
Contents Introduction: public service as public policy for democracy -- Citizenship and the elements of policy design -- The CCC's roots and relationships -- The CCC's purpose and government's role -- The CCC's tools, rules, and targets -- Vista's roots and relationships -- Vista's purpose and government's role -- Vista's tools, rules, and targets -- AmeriCorps's roots and relationships -- AmeriCorps's purpose and government's role -- AmeriCorps's policy tools, rules, and targets -- Making sense of the past and its lessons for the future

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