Annotated Bibliography - Civic Engagement/Dialogue


 This bibliography includes resources that informed the 1999 study, Animating Democracy: The Artistic Imagination as a Force in Civic Dialogue as well as others.  


  1. Adams, Bruce. Building Healthy Communities. Charlottesville, N.C.: Pew Partnership for Civic Change, 1995.
  2. Bohm, David. On Dialogue. Ojai, Calif.: David Bohm Seminars, 1990.
  3. Briand, Michael K. Building Deliberative Communities. Charlottesville, Va.: Pew Partnership for Civic Change, 1995.
  4. Civic Catalyst. Washington, D.C.: The Pew Center for Civic Journalism.
  5. deCourcy Hinds, Michael. Off Balance: Resetting the Scales of Civil Justice. New York: Public Agenda in collaboration with the Kettering Foundation, 1996.
  6. Participating in Democracy: Choosing to Make a Difference. Brookline, Mass.: Facing History and Ourselves National Foundation, Inc., 1995.
  7. Fishkin, James S. The Voice of the People: Public Opinion and Democracy. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1995.
  8. Friere, Paulo. The Pedagogy of the Oppressed. New York: Herder and Herder, 1970.
  9. Gastil, John. Democracy in Small Groups: Participation, Decision Making and Communication, Philadelphia: New Society Publishers, 1993.
  10. Kettering Review. Dayton, Ohio: Charles F. Kettering Foundation.
  11. Leighninger, Matthew, and Mark Niedergang. Confronting Violence in Our Communities: A Guide for Involving Citizens in Public Dialogue and Problem Solving. Pomfret, Conn.: Study Circles Resource Center, 1994.
  12. McCoy, Martha. "Dialogue on Race Relations: Rebuilding Community." Doing Democracy, winter, 1995.
  13. McCoy, Martha, Phyllis Emigh, Matt Leighninger, and Molly Barrett, contributors. Planning Community-Wide Study Circle Programs: A Step-by-Step Guide. Pomfret, Conn.: Study Circles Resource Center, 1996.
  14. Merritt, Davis. Public Journalism and Public Life: Why Telling the News is Not Enough. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Assoc., 1995.
  15. Niedergang, Mark, and Martha McCoy. Can't We All Just Get Along? A Manual for Discussion Programs on Racism and Race Relations. Pomfret, Conn.: Study Circles Resource Center, 1992.
  16. Schaffer, Jan and Edward D. Miller, eds. Civic Journalism: Six Case Studies. Washington, D.C.: Pew Center for Civic Dialogue, 1995.