Civic Learning in Changing Democracies : Challenges for Citizenship and Civic Education

  title={Civic Learning in Changing Democracies : Challenges for Citizenship and Civic Education},
  author={WIllIamM. Bennet and lbennet},
The times, they are a changing in long established European and North American democracies. Alarming numbers of young citizens seem to have turned their backs on government and conventional politics. It appears that contemporary politics in most societies increasingly fail to capture the interest and attention of young citizens, who are generally skeptical of politicians and party affiliation, and increasingly unlikely to vote. A study of voting turnout by age in 15 European democracies… CONTINUE READING


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