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Is Voting for Young People? With a Postscript on Citizen Engagement (Great Questions in Politics Series), CourseSmart eTextbook, 2nd Edition

By Martin P. Wattenberg

Published by Pearson

Published Date: May 1, 2008

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The update to this brief, accessible, and provocative book continues to explore the reasons why the young are less and less likely to follow politics and vote in the United States, as well as in many other established democracies.  The book suggests ways of changing that, and now includes a postscript on new forms of citizen engagement to show how students can and are joining in other forms of political participation such as protesting, volunteering, blogging, and boycotting. 

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: What Can Be Done?

Postscript: New Forms of Citizen Engagement

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Is Voting for Young People? With a Postscript on Citizen Engagement (Great Questions in Politics Series), CourseSmart eTextbook, 2nd Edition
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$11.40 | ISBN-13: 978-0-205-65834-3