Learning Objective: To engage in reasoned speculation about the future of American society.kkkk
Engaged citizenship can be expressed in numerous ways. For some, social movements and political activism are signs of progress, while for others; they are signs of unwanted change and a declining society. Examples of social movements include concerns of global warming and climate change, protection of 2nd Amendment rights and one’s right to life, Black Lives Matter, #MeToo, immigration and refugee issues, religious rights, and LGBTQ rights. For this assignment, use the ideas explored in this course to discuss what you think American society in the United States will look like in 20 years. Will future generations be engaged citizens? Think about issues such as rights, equality, responsibility, and individual behavior. Express your optimism or pessimism about this nation’s future.
use the links below to use as in-text citations, and APA format them for the reference page
Hyperdemocracy, Hugh Heclo, The Wilson Quarterly
Individualism and the Crisis of Civic Membership, Robert Bellah, et al, Religion Online
The Responsibilities of Citizenship, PEW Research Center
Is Radical Individualism Destroying Our Moral Compass?, Michael Mascolo Ph.D., 2016
Where Does Morality Come From? | Moral Foundations Theory, Jonathan Haidt, Adam Friended, 2017