This accessible, provocative, and brief book explores the reasons why the young are less and less likely to follow politics and vote in the United States, as well as many other established democracies, and suggests ways of changing that.
Table Of Content :
Chapter 1: The Aging of Regular Newspaper Readers
Chapter 2: The Aging Audience for Politics on TV
Chapter 3: Donrs"t Ask Anyone Under 30
Chapter 4: Where Have All the Young Voters Gone?
Chapter 5: Do Young Adults See Voting as a Civic Duty?
Chapter 6: Does Low Youth Turnout Really Matter?
Chapter 7: What Can Be Done? Endnotes