Young Citizens in the Digital Age
Political Engagement, Young People and New Media
Edited by Brian D. Loader
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Young Citizens in the Digital Age by Brian D. Loader
Book DescriptionA social anxiety currently pervades the political classes of the western world, arising from the perception that young people have become disaffected with liberal democratic politics. Voter turnout among 18-25 year olds continues to be lower than other age groups and they are less likely to join political parties. This is not, however, proof that young people are not interested in politics per se but is evidence that they are becoming politically socialized within a new media environment. This shift poses a significant challenge to politicians who increasingly have to respond to a technologically mediated lifestyle politics that celebrates lifestyle diversity, personal disclosure and celebrity. This book explores alternative approaches for engaging and understanding young people's political activity and looks at the adoption of information and ICTs as a means to facilitate the active engagement of young people in democratic societies. Young Citizens in a Digital Age presents new research and the first comprehensive analysis of ICTs, citizenship and young people from an international group of leading scholars. It is an important book for students and researchers of citizenship and ICTs within the fields of sociology, politics, social policy and communication studies among others.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415409131
(234mm x 156mm x 18mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 12-Jul-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Brian D. Loader
Young Citizens in the Digital Age, Paperback (July 2007)
Explores approaches for engaging and understanding young people's political activity and looks at the adoption of information and ICTs as a means to facilitate the engagement of young people in democratic societies. This book presents research and an analysis of ICTs, citizenship and young people from an international group of scholars.
Cyberprotest, Hardback (November 2003)» View all books by Brian D. Loader
In "Cyberprotest" the contributors explore the effects of the synergy between ICTs (Information Communication Tecnologies) and people power, analysing the implications for politics and social policy at both a national and a global level.
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Author Biography - Brian D. Loader
Brian D. Loader is Senior Lecturer and Co-Director of the new Social Informatics Research Unit at the University of York, UK. His academic interests are focused around the emergence of new information and communications technologies, the social, political and economic factors shaping their development and diffusion, and their implications for social, economic, governmental and cultural change.
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