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Citizen Now: Engaging in Politics and Democracy

Elizabeth C. Matto

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526105677
eISBN:
9781526128522
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526105677.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Citizen now offers a comprehensive description of the composition and behavior of the Millennial Generation, an explanation and critique of the study of youth engagement, and a unique approach and ... More


The Twilight of Social Conservatism: American Culture Wars in the Obama Era

John Dombrink

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780814795170
eISBN:
9780814771365
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814795170.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book examines the ongoing contests and shifting political and social landscape of America in the Obama era as it applies to the core elements of the “culture war.” It considers a central ... More


Choosing a Life

A. Whitney Sanford

in Living Sustainably: What Intentional Communities Can Teach Us about Democracy, Simplicity, and Nonviolence

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813168630
eISBN:
9780813168951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168630.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Choosing a Life explores who joins intentional communities and what draws these individuals to community life. Millennials and boomers, women in particular, have sought out community life, from ... More


Bringing It Home

A. Whitney Sanford

in Living Sustainably: What Intentional Communities Can Teach Us about Democracy, Simplicity, and Nonviolence

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813168630
eISBN:
9780813168951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168630.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

The final chapter illustrates how these bundled values— nonviolence, self-sufficiency or interdependence, participatory democracy, and voluntary simplicity—might be brought home to the mainstream to ... More


“Vota Tus Valores”: The Culture War in a Diversifying America

John Dombrink

in The Twilight of Social Conservatism: American Culture Wars in the Obama Era

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780814795170
eISBN:
9780814771365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814795170.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter proposes a provocative demographic question: What will be the effect of the growing ethnic diversity of the United States on legal consideration of the personal morality issues discussed ... More


The hiatus of history

Salvatore Babones

in American Tianxia: Chinese Money, American Power and the End of History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447336808
eISBN:
9781447336907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447336808.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

When Henry Luce famously called the twentieth century the "American Century," he strongly implied that it was the "first" American century (i.e., not the only one). Subsequent commentators have ... More


America’s emerging citizens: realities and perceptions

Elizabeth C. Matto

in Citizen Now: Engaging in Politics and Democracy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526105677
eISBN:
9781526128522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526105677.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter provides context for the consideration of the political engagement of young adults. The Millennial Generation’s place in history is marked by laying out the succession of generations ... More


Connecting to politics: expectations and actions

Elizabeth C. Matto

in Citizen Now: Engaging in Politics and Democracy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526105677
eISBN:
9781526128522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526105677.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

With the demographics of the generation firmly established, this chapter pulls together various streams of data from the U.S. Census Bureau, the American National Election Studies, and the Harvard ... More


Age, Generations, and Participation

Russell J. Dalton

in The Participation Gap: Social Status and Political Inequality

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198733607
eISBN:
9780191797989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198733607.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Political scientists debate whether the Millennial generation is disengaging from politics in contemporary democracies. The ISSP surveys show that the generational decline in participation is largely ... More


Generational Spillover in the Resistance to Trump

Nancy Whittier

in The Resistance: The Dawn of the Anti-Trump Opposition Movement

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190886172
eISBN:
9780190911843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190886172.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The anti-Trump Resistance involves activists from an unusually wide range of political and chronological generations: movement veterans from the 1960s and 1970s, Generation X activists politicized in ... More


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