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A New Engagement?: Political Participation, Civic Life, and the Changing American Citizen

Cliff Zukin, Scott Keeter, Molly Andolina, Krista Jenkins, and Michael X. Delli Carpini

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195183177
eISBN:
9780199850822
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183177.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In searching for answers as to why young people differ vastly from their parents and grandparents when it comes to turning out the vote, this book challenges the conventional wisdom that today's ... More


Educating Global Citizens in the Cold War

Christopher P. Loss

in Between Citizens and the State: The Politics of American Higher Education in the 20th Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691148274
eISBN:
9781400840052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148274.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter depicts the challenges posed to higher education during the Cold War. Despite suffering a torrent of anticommunist attacks—and more than a few casualties—higher education also played a ... More


Introduction: The Powers of Association

Duana Fullwiley

in The Enculturated Gene: Sickle Cell Health Politics and Biological Difference in West Africa

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691123165
eISBN:
9781400840410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691123165.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores prevailing attitudes in Senegal about sickle cell anemia and its biomedical and political stewards. It also looks at how the Senegalese have had to perform the discursive double ... More


Attention Deficit Democracy: The Paradox of Civic Engagement

Ben Berger

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691144689
eISBN:
9781400840311
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691144689.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Handwringing about political apathy is as old as democracy itself. As early as 425 BC, the playwright Aristophanes ridiculed his fellow Athenians for gossiping in the market instead of voting. In ... More


Conclusion

MARC BRODIE

in The Politics of the Poor: The East End of London 1885-1914

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199270552
eISBN:
9780191710254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199270552.003.0007
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter presents some concluding thoughts from the author. It argues that the image of a populist Conservatism and a political apathy growing in the late Victorian and Edwardian period out of an ... More


Sustaining Conflict: Apathy and Domination in Israel-Palestine

Katherine Natanel

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520285255
eISBN:
9780520960794
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285255.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

In the wake of continuing violence in Israel-Palestine, Sustaining Conflict examines how occupation, colonization, and domination are maintained not only through social sanction and popular support ... More


“Propaganda-Free Day-To-Day” And Political Apathy

KLAUS HENTSCHEL

in The Mental Aftermath: The Mentality of German Physicists 1945-1949

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199205660
eISBN:
9780191709388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199205660.003.0012
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

Post-war Germans were sick and tired of ideology after the constant flood of Nazi propaganda. The curiously flowery rhetoric of the Third Reich (LTI) was replaced by a ‘neue Sachlichkeit’, as ... More


Conclusion

Lucy Robinson

in Gay Men and the Left in Post-war Britain: How the Personal Got Political

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719074349
eISBN:
9781781701591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719074349.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Although identity politics tends to concentrate on novelty, it has developed in an ongoing series of reactions to both past and present. Gay politics did not develop in isolation and then force ... More


Changing the World

Peter Hall

in London voices, London lives: Tales from a working capital

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349842
eISBN:
9781447302711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349842.003.0015
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter discusses the thoughts of the Londoners about their future and the future of their city. In particular, it aims to discover whether they feel a sense of influence over the course of ... More


Conclusion: Impolitic Thoughts

José Alaniz

in Komiks: Comic Art in Russia

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604733662
eISBN:
9781604733679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604733662.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter focuses on the political apathy, hegemony, and outright censorship that has characterized the rare attempts at sociopolitical critique in contemporary comic art in Russia. It discusses ... More


Why We Embrace Novelties: Conditions That Foster Institutional Fads

Joel Best

in Flavor of the Month: Why Smart People Fall for Fads

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520246263
eISBN:
9780520932357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520246263.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

Americans have always had to deal with change, and they often worried about it—such as those modern railroads, which, for example, critics warned impelled people at unnatural speeds that threatened ... More


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