Civic Engagement and Social Cohesion: Measuring Dimensions of Social Capital to Inform Policy

Program/Intervention: 
Civic Engagement
Intermediary(s): 
Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS)
Summary: 

CNCS commissioned the Committee on National Statistics to create a panel “to identify measurement approaches that can lead to improved understanding of civic engagement, social cohesion, and social capital—and their potential role in explaining the functioning of society.” This study is the product of that panel, offering recommendations for the improvement of civic engagement research.

Study Type(s): 
Review or Meta-Analysis
Study Design(s): 
Non-Experimental
Evaluator: 
National Research Council of the National Academies
Year Published: 
2014
Date Posted Online: 
May 11, 2016
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