Youth and Political Participation: A Reference Handbook

Youth and Political Participation: A Reference Handbook

by Glenn H. Utter
     
 

This comprehensive reference examines the history and importance of youth participation in politics, suggests reasons for their disengagement, and discusses efforts to increase the interest of young voters in the political process—a process in which they could be a controlling factor.

• Biographical sketches of individuals who have played key roles in

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Overview

This comprehensive reference examines the history and importance of youth participation in politics, suggests reasons for their disengagement, and discusses efforts to increase the interest of young voters in the political process—a process in which they could be a controlling factor.

• Biographical sketches of individuals who have played key roles in encouraging political participation among young people and of young people who are, or were, especially active in politics

• A chronology of youth political participation in the United States from the Revolutionary War to the present

• A directory of organizations that have engaged in the study of youth political participation or that encourage such participation

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781598846614
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
09/30/2011
Series:
Contemporary World Issues Series
Pages:
285
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

Meet the Author

Glenn H. Utter is professor of political science at Lamar University, Beaumont, TX. His published works include ABC-CLIO's Campaign and Election Reform.

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