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Is Voting for Young People?, 3rd Edition

By Martin P. Wattenberg

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Oct 20, 2011

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Updated in a 3rd edition, Is Voting for Young People? explores the reasons why the young are less likely to follow politics and vote in the United States, as well as in many other established democracies.  This brief, accessible, and provocative book suggests ways of changing that, and now includes a chapter on young people's role in the 2008 and 2010 elections.

Table of Contents

CHAPTER 1: The Aging of Regular Newspaper Readers

CHAPTER 2: The Aging Audience for Politics on TV

CHAPTER 3: Don’t Ask Anyone Under 30

CHAPTER 4: Where Have All the Young Voters Gone?

CHAPTER 5: Do Young Adults See Voting  as a Civic Duty?

CHAPTER 6: Does Low Youth Turnout Really Matter?

CHAPTER 7: A New Civic Engagement Among Young People?

CHAPTER 8: Young People’s Role in the 2008 and 2010 Elections

CHAPTER 9: What Can Be Done?

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  • Culture War? The Myth of a Polarized America, 3rd Edition
    Morris P. Fiorina, Samuel J. Abrams, Jeremy C. Pope
  • New American Democracy, The, Books a la Carte Edition, 7th Edition
    Morris P. Fiorina, Paul E. Peterson, Bertram D. Johnson, William G. Mayer

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ISBN-10: 0-205-21772-9

ISBN-13: 978-0-205-21772-4

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