Young Citizens in the Digital Age [NOOK Book]


Providing valuable new research and drawing on international case studies, this book investigates the contention that young people have become disaffected with traditional democratic politics.
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Young Citizens in the Digital Age

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Providing valuable new research and drawing on international case studies, this book investigates the contention that young people have become disaffected with traditional democratic politics.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780203946725
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc.
  • Publication date: 7/10/2007
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 213
  • File size: 961 KB

Meet the Author

Brian D. Loader is Senior Lecturer and Co-Director of the new Social Informatics Research Unit at the University of York, UK. His academic interests are focused around the emergence of new information and communications technologies, the social, political and economic factors shaping their development and diffusion, and their implications for social, economic, governmental and cultural change.

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction / Brian D. Loader Part One: Usage, Usability and Design 2. How democracies have disengaged from young people / Stephen Coleman 3. Contrasting producer and recipient views of youth participation websites / Sonia Livingstone 4. Logged on and engaged?: the experience of Italian young people / Davide Calenda and Lorenzo Mosca 5. Rethinking online youth civic engagement: reflections on web content analysis / Roman Gerodimos and Janelle Ward 6. Logged on and disaffected: a causal link? / Bob Watt Part Two: Innovation in Action 7. Youth engagement sites: appealing to young voters in the US / Lance Bennett 8. Youth Internet use during the last UK elections / Gustavo Mesch and Stephen Coleman 9. Young activists, political horizons, and the Internet: adapting the net to one’s purposes / Peter Dahlgren 10. Australian young people’s participatory practices and internet use / Ariadne Vromen Part Three: Citizenship Education through ICTs 11. ICT and citizenship in Northern Ireland; a critique of experience since the 1998 Good Friday Agreement / Roger Austin 12. The place of online citizenship education / Brian D. Loader and Leigh Keeble 13. P2P Politics: young people and policy deliberation online / Ross Ferguson 14. Postscript: towards a new research agenda / Brian D. Loader

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