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Title:
Taking back the vote : getting American youth involved in our democracy
Author:
Eisner, Jane.
Personal Author:
Edition:
[First paperback edition].
Publication Information:
Boston : Beacon Press, [2004]

©2004
Physical Description:
xii, 156 pages ; 22 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
No longer spectators : the future is in their hands -- Jennings Randolph's obsession : why one man worked for nearly thirty years to secure the right to vote for eighteen-year-olds -- "An unexpected coming of age" : why so many young Americans voted in 1972, even when the outcome of the election was never in doubt -- Knock the vote : why young people don't vote today, and why the political establishment wants it that way -- The service gap : why so many young people think community service is more effective than voting; which is a shame, because it isn't -- "Hating politics is cool" : why young people know so little about government, and why that matters -- Virgin voters : what will it take to get young people engaged?.
ISBN:
9780807043431
Format :
Book