USG.5.8 Analyze the arguments that evaluate the functions and values of voluntary participation by citizens in the civil associations that constitute civil society.


Focus Question: How can the functions and activities of citizens in voluntary associations be analyzed?


Pro and anti-Proposition 8 protesters rally as the California Supreme Court holds a session to determine the definition of marriage, March 2009.  Photo by Jamison Wieser, Wikimedia Commons
Pro and anti-Proposition 8 protesters rally as the California Supreme Court holds a session to determine the definition of marriage, March 2009. Photo by Jamison Wieser, Wikimedia Commons


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