Undergraduate Module Descriptor

POL3205: Civic Engagement

This module descriptor refers to the 2017/8 academic year.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

Basic reading:

 Almond G. and Verba S., 1963. The Civic Culture. Princeton University Press, Princeton.

 Berger, B. 2011. Attention Deficit Democracy: The Paradox of Civic Engagement. Princeton University Press, Princeton and Oxford.

 Dalton R. J., 2004. Democratic Challenges, Democratic Choices: The Erosion of Political Support in Advanced Industrial Democracies. Oxford University Press, Oxford.

 Durose, C. and Richardson, L. 2016. Designing Public Policy for Co-production: Theory Practice and Change. Policy Press, Bristol.

Hay C., 2007. Why We Hate Politics. Polity Press, Cambridge.

 Hay C. and Stoker G., 2009. "Revitalising Politics: Have We Lost the Plot?." Representation. 45: 3, 225–36.

 John, P., Cotterill, S., Moseley, A., Richardson, L. Smith, G., Stoker, G & Wales, C. 2012. Nudge Nudge Think Think: Experimenting with Ways to Change Civic Participation. Bloomsbury Academic.

Pattie C., Seyd P. and Whiteley P. 2004. Citizenship in Britain. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.

 Putnam R., 2000 Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Renewal of American Community. Simon and Schuster, New York.

 Smith G., 2009 Democratic Innovations. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.

 Stoker G., 2006. Why Politics Matters: Making Democracy Work. Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke.

 Stoker G., 2006. "Explaining Political Disenchantment: Finding Pathways to Democratic Renewal." The Political Quarterly. 77: 2, 184–94.

 Whiteley, P. 2011. Political Participation in Britain: The Decline and Revival of Civic Culture. Palgrave Macmillan Basingstoke.