Citizens Adrift: The Democratic Disengagement of Young Canadians

Citizens Adrift: The Democratic Disengagement of Young Canadians

By: Paul Howe (author)Hardback

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This book will greatly enhance the understanding of students and policy-makers interested in voting and elections, Canadian politics, democratic disengagement, and civic involvement.

About Author

Paul Howe is a professor of political science at the University of New Brunswick, Fredericton.


Introduction Part 1: Setting the Stage 1 Democratic Participation in Canada 2 The Wellsprings of Disengagement Part 2: Political Attentiveness 3 The Evolution of Political Attentiveness: A Six-Country Comparison 4 Political Attentiveness in Canada: The Current Landscape 5 Political Knowledge and Canadian Democracy Part 3: Social Integration 6 Community Attachments 7 Ascendant Individualism 8 Social Integration and Political Engagement Part 4: Looking Back, Looking Forward 9 Political Culture in the Age of Adolescence 10 Engendering Engagement among Young Canadians: A Holistic Approach Appendices Notes Works Cited Data References Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780774818759
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 360
  • ID: 9780774818759
  • weight: 660
  • ISBN10: 0774818751

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