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Young People's Politics
The PSA Young People’s Politics specialist group addresses various questions within contemporary and historical contexts related to young people’s political participation, such as:
- What does ‘politics’ and political participation mean to young people?
- How and why do young people choose to participate (or not) in politics and democracy?
- How can young people be encouraged to participate more widely (and deeply) in various forms of civic and political engagement, including electoral and non-electoral forms of political participation?
- How is the landscape of young people’s citizenship and political participation evolving?
- Why is young people’s political participation important?
Members of the YPP specialist group engage with key issues, such as:
citizenship, citizenship education, political socialisation, Votes at 16, electoral participation, political generations, non-electoral participation, Do-It-Ourselves politics, protest, engagement, generational replacement, representation, precarity and politics, intergenerational inequalities.
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The Young People's Politics SG is (co)organising panels for the PSA 2021 conference in Belfast, Monday-Wednesday 29-31 March 2021. Please note this event will take place entirely online.
PANEL 76 = YOUNG PEOPLE'S POLITICS AND METHODS
PANEL 77 = YOUNG PEOPLE'S POLITICS, CITIZENSHIP, RIGHTS AND THE YOUNG GENERATION
PANEL 78 = YOUNG PEOPLE'S POLITICS, VALUES AND PARTICIPATION
PANEL 79 = YOUNG PEOPLE'S POLITICS AND ENVIRONMENTAL POLITICS (joint session)
PANEL 80 = YOUNG PEOPLE'S POLITICS: THE PERSONAL AND THE POLITICAL EXPERIENCES OF YOUTH ENGAGEMENT
PANEL 81 = YOUNG PEOPLE'S POLITICS, PROTEST AND SOCIAL MOVEMENTS (joint session)
Institution: Manchester Metropolitan University
Institution: Université Sorbonne Nouvelle - Paris 3
Institution: Newcastle University
Institution: University of Sheffield
Institution:University of Sheffield
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