Youth Participation in Democratic Life

Stories of Hope and Disillusion

Authors: Cammaerts, B., Bruter, M., Banaji, S., Harrison, S., Anstead, N., Whitwell, Byrt

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This book is concerned with the contexts, nature and quality of the participation of young people in European democratic life. The authors understand democracy broadly as both institutional politics and civic cultures, and a wide range of methods are used to analyse and assess youth participation and attitudes.

About the authors

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 (8 chapters)

Table of contents (8 chapters)
  • Introduction: The Challenge of Youth Participation

    Pages 1-15

    Cammaerts, Bart (et al.)

  • Youth Participation: Theoretical Positioning and Methodology

    Pages 17-47

    Cammaerts, Bart (et al.)

  • Participation of Youth in Elections: Beyond Youth Apathy

    Pages 49-82

    Cammaerts, Bart (et al.)

  • Youth Participation in European Policymaking: Representation and Limits to Participation

    Pages 83-104

    Cammaerts, Bart (et al.)

  • Youth Participation Beyond Voting: Volunteering and Contestation

    Pages 105-132

    Cammaerts, Bart (et al.)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Youth Participation in Democratic Life
Book Subtitle
Stories of Hope and Disillusion
Authors
Copyright
2016
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-54021-8
DOI
10.1057/9781137540218
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-54020-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 237
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