Undergraduate Module Descriptor

POL3275: The Politics and Policies of Youth Engagement

This module descriptor refers to the 2021/2 academic year.

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? Review of “Political Participation in Britain: The Decline and Review of Civil Culture’, Parliamentary Affairs. 67, pp. 495-505.
  • GAGNON, JEAN & EMILY BEAUSOLEIL (2017) 'Resist and Revivify: Democratic Theory in a Time of Defiance', Democratic Theory 4:1, pp. 1-10
  • HUEBNER, C., 2021. How young people in Scotland experience the right to vote at 16: evidence on 'Votes-at-16' in Scotland from qualitative work with young people. Parliamentary Affairs
  • MCCAFFRIE, BRENDAN & SADIYA AKRAM (2014) ‘Crisis of Democracy? Recognizing the Democratic Potential of Alternative Forms of Political Participation.’ Democratic Theory 1:2, pp. 47–55
  • PONTES, A., HENN, M. and GRIFFITHS, M.D., (2018) ‘Towards a conceptualization of young people’s political engagement: a qualitative focus group study’, Societies, 8 (1): 17
  • RAINSFORD, E., (2020) ‘Introducing youth proofing to survey research with young people’, SAGE Research Methods Cases
  • RAGUI ASSAAD & FARZANEH ROUDI-FAHIMI  (2019) ‘Youth in the Middle East and North Africa: Demographic Opportunity or Challenge?’, Project on Middle East Political Science (POMEPS)
  • SLOAM, J., (2014) “The Outraged Young": Young Europeans, Civic Engagement and the Social Media in a Time of Crisis’, The Networked Young Citizen: Social Media, Political Participation and Civic Engagement. London: Routledge, p. 161-179
  • UZUN, BEGUM (2013) “Quebec Ö?renci Grevi ve Yeni Gençlik Siyaset(ler)i: Kay?p Bir Ku?ak m?, Genç Olmaktan Kaynaklanan Deneyimler Üzerinden Aktivizmin Yeniden ?n?as? m??” (Quebec Student Strike and New Youth Politics: A Lost Generation or Re-invention of Activism based on Youthful Experiences?), Birikim, 287: March
  • WEINBERG, J., (2021) ‘Civic education as an antidote to inequalities in political participation? New evidence from English secondary education’, British Politics