Promoting Voter Turnout: an Unanticipated Impact of Early-Childhood Preventive Interventions

@article{Holbein2021PromotingVT,
  title={Promoting Voter Turnout: an Unanticipated Impact of Early-Childhood Preventive Interventions},
  author={John B. Holbein and Catherine P. Bradshaw and B. Kal Munis and Jill A Rabinowitz and Nicholas S. Ialongo},
  journal={Prevention Science},
  year={2021},
  pages={1 - 12}
}
Preventive interventions in early childhood have a range of behavioral and health effects. However, there is an emerging literature extending this work to include acts of civic engagement, such as voting. Given that America has one of the lowest and most disparate rates of voter turnout in the world—and most of the current efforts aimed at boosting voter turnout and making the electorate more representative of the general public are proximal to the voting experience—there is a need for a better… Expand

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