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Gender Differences in Political and Civic Engagement Among Young People

  title={Gender Differences in Political and Civic Engagement Among Young People},
  author={Kent E. Portney and Richard G. Niemi and Richard C. Eichenberg},
The explosion of interest in the political and civic engagement of young people has brought increasing attention to the question of gender differences in youth engagement. One reason is that the study of young people may provide particular leverage on a common explanation for gender differences observed among adults, specifically that greater rates of participation among men—when present—arise from their advantage in the cognitive and material resources that promote political activity and that… Expand

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