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Published: 21 May 2015

232 Pages


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 authoritative account of young people's political ambitions and the factors that trigger and undermine their ambition
  • Considers the long-term consequences of government dysfuncion, partisanship, and polarization when it comes to young citizens' political engagement
  • Combines an authoritative data set with lively quotes and anecdotes from interviews with high school and college students

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