Journals Higher Education



Published: 08 May 2015

228 Pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199397655

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Running from Office

Why Young Americans are Turned Off to Politics

Jennifer L. Lawless and Richard L. Fox

  • The first in-depth account of young people's political ambition
  • Considers the long-term consequences of government dysfunction, partisanship, and polarization when it comes to young citizens' future political engagement
  • Combines an authoritative analysis of data and research with lively quotes and anecdotes from interviews with high school and college students