Student Political Engagement and the Renewal of Democracy

  title={Student Political Engagement and the Renewal of Democracy},
  author={Elizabeth L. Hollander and Nicholas V. Longo},
In this essay some emerging trends in college student political engagement are reviewed and ideas presented for educating this generation of students for democracy. Drawing upon their work with students on college campuses around the country, Hollander and Longo argue that students are not apathetic, but colleges and universities need to do more to tap into their interest in a different kind of politics by developing more opportunities for students to create a public life that is more open… CONTINUE READING