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Is voting for young people?

Martin P. Wattenberg

Is voting for young people?

by Martin P. Wattenberg

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Published by Pearson Longman in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Young adults -- Political activity,
  • Voting age,
  • Political participation,
  • Political culture

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 175-184) and indexes

    StatementMartin P. Wattenberg
    SeriesGreat questions in politics series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ799.P6 W35 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 190 p. ;
    Number of Pages190
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17197186M
    ISBN 100321435699
    LC Control Number2006003709

      Is Voting for Young People? explores the reasons why young people are less likely to follow politics and vote in the United States (as well as in many other established democracies) no matter who the candidates are, whether they tweet or blog, or what the issues may be. This brief, accessible, and provocative book suggests ways of changing that Brand: Taylor And Francis.   Political Science Book Review November 6th, Danny Fitzpatrick Is Voting For Young People? The main point according Martin P. Wattenberg in Is Voting For Young People is that young people today do not vote during elections as much compared to other voting groups.

      This brief, accessible, and provocative book suggests ways of changing that, and now includes a new chapter on young people's role in the , , and elections, looking ahead to New to the Fourth Edition: A new introduction placing current youth voting trends in .   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 and : $

    Find Is Voting for Young People? 4th Edition by Martin Wattenberg at over 30 bookstores. Buy, rent or sell.   Reasons Young People Don’t Vote Hillygus, who is also working on a book about the subject, says some of the reasons behind the lackluster youth turnout include: High school civics classes are not adequately preparing youth to understand the basic skills they need for the voting process.


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Is Voting for Young People. explores the reasons why young people are less likely to follow politics and vote in the United States (as well as in many other established democracies) no matter who the candidates are, whether they tweet or blog, or what the issues may be. This brief, accessible, and provocative book suggests ways of changing that Cited by: Is Voting for Young People.

explores the reasons why young people are less likely to follow politics and vote in the United States (as well as in many other established democracies) no matter who the candidates are, whether they tweet or blog, or what the issues may be.

This brief, accessible, and provocative book suggests ways of changing that /5(3). This book is far from being a scholarly work. The author is presumably old, and has a great hatred for the world's youth. Nearly the entire book says the exact same thing, life isn't what it used to be and I'm going to blame young people, because I'm not one of them/5(3).

why the people of younger generations are not turning out to the polls to vote. He looks at many different factors, such as how the younger voters are getting their information and how they are using media. He also points out that this is not just a. Is Voting for Young People. explores the reasons why young people are less likely to follow politics and vote in the United States (as well as in many other established democracies), no matter who the candidates are, or what the issues may be.

This brief, accessible, Format: Paperback. This was a really interesting "research paper book", about the factors that contributed to low voting involvement in young people over the last thirty 3/5. Watternberg, Martin. Is Voting for Young People.

With a Postscript on Citizen Engagement, 2nd edition. Harlow: Longman, In this concise work of political science, Professor Wattenberg of UC Irvine sketches the outline of a potentially serious problem facing modern democracies: the ever-declining political awareness and participation among youth.

Is Voting for Young People. explores the reasons why young people are less likely to follow politics and vote in the United States (as well as in many other established democracies) no matter who the candidates are, whether they tweet or blog, or what the issues may be.

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This brief, accessible. Created Date: 8/28/ PMFile Size: 2MB. '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. It suggests ways of changing that and includes a chapter on young people's role in the and elections.

Wattenberg's [book] makes an important contribution to our understanding of voter participation, while at the same time speaking directly to young people." Miki Kittilson, Arizona State University "This is a fine example of putting first rate social science research in the service of larger normative concerns/5(44).

Critical Analysis of Is Voting For Young People By Martin P. Wattenberg POLS Beginning long before the United States of America was established, the early settlers in Jamestown, Virginia made it a priority to cast their ballot and let their voices be heard. Voting has always been a fundamental part of the American way; although many people have different opinions as to whether voting is a.

Is Voting for Young People. This brief, accessible, and provocative book suggests ways of changing that, and now includes a new chapter on young people's role. This brief, accessible, and provocative book suggests ways of changing that, and now includes a new chapter on young people's role in the, and elections, looking ahead to New to the Fourth Edition: A new introduction placing current youth voting trends in context with recent elections.

This book uses various concepts of ‘age’ to examine young people’s voting behaviour in six European countries between and It addresses questions such as: what are the determinants of voting choices among young people, and to what extent are these factors different from those of adults?Brand: Palgrave Macmillan UK.

Book Review: “Is Voting for Young People?” (2E) by Martin Wattenberg Watternberg, Voting for Young People?With a Postscript on Citizen Engagement, 2nd edition.

Harlow: Longman, In this concise work of political science, Professor Wattenberg of UC Irvine sketches the outline of a potentially serious problem facing modern democracies: the ever-declining political.

Overview. Voting is a fundamental act of civic participation through which young people contribute to democracy. While it’s one of many ways forms that youth engagement can take, it is a powerful way for youth to make their voices heard and to have an impact on issues that affect them and their communities.

Download file to see previous pages Currently, Wattenberg argues, the systems are made by old people and as such, the young people are kept from exploring their full potential in many contexts including politics. The following literature reviews the book, giving supportive evidence which led to his conclusions that the youth do not participate in such civic duties, in addition to his suggested.

The findings suggest that the observed differences in the voting behaviour of young people are not due to the ‘age effect’ but the ‘generation effect’ – the fact that one is a member of the same cohort, politically socialised in a given historical period has more explanatory power (p.

).Author: Sarah Harrison.Reading this book, I saw that there are quite a few habits in our young generation that has caused this question of “Is voting for young people” to arise. However it is not always due to our young generation, media has a great part in our society and both old and young are affected by it.Wattenberg's [book] makes an important contribution to our understanding of voter participation, while at the same time speaking directly to young people.

- Miki Kittilson, "Arizona"" State University" This is a fine example of putting first rate social science research in the service of larger normative concerns.