Youth Participation in Democratic Life: Stories of Hope and Disillusion
Michael Bruter, Shakuntala Banaji, Sarah Harrison, Bart Cammaerts, and Nick Anstead (Palgrave Macmillan, 2016).
This book analyses and assesses the contexts, nature and the diversity of young people's participation in European democratic life. The authors provide an interdisciplinary conceptual framework addressing participation, power, democracy, efficacy and media. Using dynamic, original data collected in surveys, focus groups, interviews and a field experiment, Youth Participation in Democratic Life address young people's attitudes towards voting, participation and representation in policy processes and politicians.
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