Social Capital & Civic Engagement
Social Capital & Civic Engagement Part I and II
Reference Chapter 10 of Ginsberg (2011)
Ginsberg, L. H. (2011). Social work in rural communities. Alexandria, VA: Council on Social Work Education. 5th edition ISBN: 978-0-87293-146-6
In 250 words, and with an emphasis on rural communities, discuss the following:
• What is your understanding of civic engagement?
• What do you believe your responsibility is as a social worker to facilitate civic engagement? What would it look like for you to facilitate civic engagement in your community?
• Address the importance of engaging youth in civic engagement, as well as the challenges therein.
With an emphasis on rural, locate an article, book chapter, or research publication that discusses social capital and/or civic engagement. Using a minimum of 250 words, write a summary of the piece you are sharing, as well as your thoughts on it.