Includes bibliographical references (pages 269-276) and index.
Pt. I. A Critique of National Service. 1. National Service, Political Socialization, and Citizenship. 2. National Service: The Debate over Current Proposals. 3. The Creation and Structure of National Service. 4. Registering and Training Service Participants. 5. Testing and Vocational Education. 6. The Theory and Practice of Service and Service-Learning. 7. Political Education in Service Programs -- Pt. II. A Democratic Alternative to Service. 8. National Service in Institutional Perspective. 9. Educating Adults Politically. 10. National Service as Political Service