The Fountain of Youth: Strategies for Mobilizing America's Young Voters / Edition 1

The Fountain of Youth: Strategies for Mobilizing America's Young Voters / Edition 1

by John C. Green, John C. Green
     
 

Fountain of Youth examines the tactics and the strategies for youth mobilization. While the central focus of the book is on the role of local political parties in registering and getting young voters to the polls, the editors and contributors examine a broad range of possible—and long-term—solutions.See more details below

Overview

Fountain of Youth examines the tactics and the strategies for youth mobilization. While the central focus of the book is on the role of local political parties in registering and getting young voters to the polls, the editors and contributors examine a broad range of possible—and long-term—solutions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780742539662
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
09/28/2006
Series:
Campaigning American Style Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
270
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.61(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1 Background on Youth Participation in America Chapter 2 The Turned Off Generation? Fact and Fiction Part 3 Political Parties and Mobilization of Young Voters Chapter 4 Throwing a Better Party? Local Political Parties and Youth Vote Chapter 5 Tales from the Trenches: Party Organizations that Are Connecting with Young Citizens Chapter 6 Building Party Identification in the Young and Revitalizing Democracy Part 7 Civic Education and Youth Engagement: Past, Present, and Future Chapter 8 Civic Knowledge, Civic Education, and Civic Engagement Chapter 9 Political Participation and Service-Learning: Civic Education as Problem and Solution Chapter 10 Promoting Diversity in Democracy: Mobilizing the Hip Hop Generation Part 11 Non-Partisan Organizations and Turning out the Youth Vote Chapter 12 Youth Political Engagement: Why Rock the Vote Hits the Wrong Note Chapter 13 Mobilizing the Youth Vote in 2004 and Beyond Chapter 14 Young Voter Mobilization Projects in 2004 Part 15 Conclusion Chapter 16 Faces of the Future

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