Undergraduate Module Descriptor

POC3145: Political Behaviour across Generations and the Life Course

This module descriptor refers to the 2022/3 academic year.

Please note that this module is only delivered on the Penryn Campus.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

Fox, S. (2014) ‘Is it time to Update the Definition of Political Participation?’, Parliamentary Affairs, 67(2): 495-505

Pattie, C., Seyd, P., Whiteley, P. (2003) ‘Citizenship and Civic Engagement: Attitudes and Behaviour in Britain’, Political Studies, 51(3): 443-468

Pattie, C., Seyd, P., Whiteley, P. (2004) Citizenship in Britain: values, participation and democracy, Oxford: Oxford University Press

Verba, S., Brady, H.E., Schlozman, K.L. (1995) Voice and Equality: civic voluntarism in American politics, Cambridge, Mass: Havard University Press

Fox, S., Pearce, S. (2018) ‘The generational decay of Euroscepticism in the UK and the EU Referendum’, Journal of Elections, Public Opinion and Parties, 28(1): 19-37

Grasso, M.T. (2014) ‘Age, period and cohort analysis in a comparative context: Political generations and political participation repertoires in Western Europe’, Electoral Studies, 33: 63-76

Whiteley, P. (2012) Political Participation in Britain: The Decline and Revival of Civic Culture, Basingstoke: Palgrave

Dalton, R. (2021) ‘Political Action, Protest and the Functioning of Democratic Governance’, American Behavioural Scientist, available at https://doi.org/10.1177%2F00027642211021624

Norris, P. (2012) Democratic Deficit: Critical Citizens Revisited, Cambridge, Mass: Havard University Press

Boulianne, S., Theocharis, Y. (2020) ‘Young People, Digital Media and Engagement: A Meta-analysis of Research’, Social Science Computer Review, 38(2)

Pickard, S. (2019) ‘Young Environmental Activists are Doing it Themselves’, Political Insight, 10(4): 4-7

Martin, A. (2012) Young People and Politics: Political Engagement in the Anglo-American Democracies, London: Routledge

Folkes, A., (2004) ‘The case for votes at 16’, Representation, 41(1): 52-56 AND Cowley, P., Denver, D. (2004) ‘Votes at 16? The case against’, Representation, 41(1): 57-62