Young People and Politics in the UK: Apathy or Alienation? / Edition 1
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Young People and Politics in the UK: Apathy or Alienation? / Edition 1

by D. Marsh, T. O'Toole, S. Jones
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0230001319

ISBN-13: 9780230001312

Pub. Date: 11/28/2006

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK

This book examines how young people understand and live politics, using innovative research methods. It treats age, class, gender and ethnicity as political 'lived experiences'. It concludes that young people are alienated, rather than apathetic, and that their interests and concerns are rarely addressed within mainstream political institutions.

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This book examines how young people understand and live politics, using innovative research methods. It treats age, class, gender and ethnicity as political 'lived experiences'. It concludes that young people are alienated, rather than apathetic, and that their interests and concerns are rarely addressed within mainstream political institutions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230001312
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
11/28/2006
Edition description:
2007
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction The Study of Political Participation The Context and Consequence of Political Participation Methodology The Politics of Youth Class as a Lived Experience Gender and Participation Young People and the Politics of 'Race', Ethnicity and Identity Conclusion

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