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The IEA Civic Education Study is an international assessment of the civic knowledge and skills of 14-year-olds in 28 countries. It was conducted under the auspices of the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement(IEA). The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) sponsored the 1999 IEA Civic Education Study was measured by a total civic knowledgea scale composed of two subscales: civic content and civic skills. Civic content refers to knowledge of content, such as characteristics of democracies. Civic skills refers to the interpretative skills needed to understand civic-related information (e.g. the skills needed to make sense of a newspaper article).

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2008
Kennedy, K.,  Hahn, C.,  Lee, W.O. . Constructing citizenship: Comparing the views of students in Australia, Hong Kong, and the United States. Comparative Education Review. 52, (1), 53 -
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2008
Torney-Purta, J.,  Vermeer, S. QNA - Online Database. Denver, CO: Education Commission of the States.
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2008
Torney-Purta, J.,  Wilkenfeld, B.,  Barber, C. How adolescents in 27 countries understand, support, and practice human rights. Journal of Social Issues. 64, (4), 857-880.
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2007
Amadeo, J. Patterns of Internet use and political engagement among youth. Young Citizens and New Media. New York, NY: Routledge.
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2007
Avery, Patricia G. Civic education in the United States: Increased challenges. Citizenship Teaching and Learning. 3, (2 Special Issue), 22-39.
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2007
Campbell, D.E. . Sticking together: Classroom diversity and civic education. American Politics Research. 35, (1), 57-78.
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2007
Dejaeghere, Joan G.,  Tudball, Libby . Looking back, looking forward: Critical citizenship as a way ahead for civics and citizenship education in Australia. Citizenship Teaching and Learning. 3, (2 Special Issue), 40-57.
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2007
Malak-Minkiewicz, Barbara . Civic education in times of change: The post-communist countries. Citizenship Teaching and Learning. 3, (2 Special Issue), 58-70.
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2007
Reimers, Fernando . Civic education when democracy is in flux: The impact of empirical research on policy and practice in Latin America. Citizenship Teaching and Learning. 3, (2 Special Issue), 5-21.
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