Youth Participation in Democratic Life: Stories of Hope and Disillusion

Youth Participation in Democratic Life: Stories of Hope and Disillusion

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781137540201
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 12/09/2015
Edition description: 1st ed. 2015
Pages: 237
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.02(d)

About the Author

Bart Cammaerts is Associate Professor at the Department of Media and Communications of the London School of Economics and Political Science, UK, where he is the director of the PhD program. He is the former chair of the Communication and Democracy Section of ECREA and current vice-chair of the Communication Policy and Technology section of IAMCR.


Michael Bruter is Professor of Political Science at the Department of Government of the London School of Economics and Political Science, UK. He directs the ECREP research initiative in electoral psychology and related 'Inside the Mind of a Voter' project funded by the European Research Council.

Shakuntala Banaji is director of the MSc in Media, Communication and Development in the Department of Media and Communications at the London School of Economics and Political Science, UK. She lectures in development communication, international media and world cinema.

Sarah Harrison is a Research Fellow within the Department of Government at the London School of Economics and Political Science, UK. She currently works on an European Research Council funded project in electoral psychology entitled 'Inside the Mind of a Voter'.

Nick Anstead is Assistant Professor at the Department of Media and Communications of the London School of Economics and Political Science, UK. He is the director of the MSc in Politics and Communication.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction – The Challenge of Youth Participation
2. Youth Participation - Theoretical Positioning and Methodology
3. Participation of Youth in Elections - Beyond Youth Apathy
4. Youth Participation in European Policy-making: Representation and Limits to Participation
5. Youth Participation Beyond Voting: Volunteering and Contestation
6. Participation of Youth in and through media: Traditional and New Media
7. Youth Participation and Exclusion: Towards equal treatment in public space, education and the workplace
8. Concluding Thoughts and Tribulation

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