"Civic Literacy is a remarkable book in its scope of comparative analysis, theoretical insights, and implications for reform."
- Public Opinion Quartely

"An important book that effectively summarizes current research, advances our understanding of the impact of knowledge on political participation, and demarcates new areas of productive inquiry."
- Journal of Politics

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- American Political Sience Review: Perspective on Politics

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- Political Communication

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- West European Politics

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