New Kind of Party Animal by Michele Mitchell
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New Kind of Party Animal
By Michele Mitchell

A New Kind of Party Animal

How the Young are Tearing up the American Political Landscape

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New Kind of Party Animal by Michele Mitchell

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In this provocative and timely book, twenty-seven-year-old political correspondent Michele Mitchell explores how the younger generation, contrary to popular opinion, is redefining politics. It is the multimillion-dollar question asked by marketing strategists, political pundits, and older Americans: Who are these people and where will they lead us? It's an eighty-million-strong group that includes trust fund babies and welfare kids, from Daughters of the American Revolution to descendants of slaves and new immigrants, found from Berkeley to the Bible Belt, raised by both parents or single or divorced parents. It's a group connected through the technology they created. It's a group that now says "show me" when offered a promise. Mitchell explores six factors that not only set this generation apart but are transforming the political world: lack of party affiliation, diverse interest in a range of issues, grassroots-based approaches to problem solving, lack of gender bias, skepticism of marketing and advertising, and computer savvy. Insightful, succinct, and engaging, "A New Kind of Party Animal" is our road map to understanding the future of American society and politics.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780684854410
ISBN-10: 0684854414
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 140mm x 13mm)
Pages: 228
Imprint: Touchstone
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Publish Date: 2-Sep-1999
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Michele Mitchell

Michele Mitchell, a former communications director on Capitol Hill, is the youngest person to have written for the "New York Times" editorial page. She has written articles for many newspapers, including the "Washington Post" and the "Boston Globe."

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