The manipulative flattery of the youth vote is demeaning to young people and bad for politics

Bristow, J. (2017) The manipulative flattery of the youth vote is demeaning to young people and bad for politics. LSE British Politics and Policy.

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Abstract

There is currently much debate around the age divisions that marked the EU referendum and the 2017 general election. It’s time politicians started treating young people as voters, not as a stage army for particular causes. In their turn, young voters need to appreciate the importance of engaging with the democratic process, not simply turn up to vote and expect to be patted on the head.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
J Political Science
Divisions: Faculty of Social and Applied Sciences > School of Psychology, Politics and Sociology
Depositing User: Jennie Bristow
Date Deposited: 05 Jan 2018 14:36
Last Modified: 05 Jan 2018 14:36
URI: https://create.canterbury.ac.uk/id/eprint/16720

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Last edited: 29/06/2016 12:23:00