Age and political participation in Germany, France and the UK: A comparative analysis

@article{Melo2014AgeAP,
  title={Age and political participation in Germany, France and the UK: A comparative analysis},
  author={Daniela F. Melo and Daniel Stockemer},
  journal={Comparative European Politics},
  year={2014},
  volume={12},
  pages={33-53}
}
In this article, we evaluate the relationship between age and three types of political participation: voting, demonstrating and signing petitions. Our comparative analysis of individual-level data from the three largest European countries – Germany, France and the United Kingdom – reveals three interesting findings. First, we find that younger generations are less likely to vote than their older counterparts. Second, our results indicate that those trends are reversed for unconventional… Expand
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