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Young People’s Human Rights and The Politics of Voting Age

by Sonja C. Grover

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Published by Springer Science+Business Media B.V. in Dordrecht .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sociology,
  • Political science,
  • Psychological aspects,
  • Developmental psychology,
  • Law,
  • Social sciences

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Sonja C. Grover
    SeriesIus Gentium: Comparative Perspectives on Law and Justice -- 6
    ContributionsSpringerLink (Online service)
    The Physical Object
    Format[electronic resource] /
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25547519M
    ISBN 109789048189625, 9789048189632

    Voting age; Youth-adult partnership; Youth participation; Youth politics; Youth voting; Organizations. United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child; Americans for a Society Free from Age Restrictions; Human Rights and Youth Rights Commission Males wrote Scapegoat Generation, a book that analyzes statistics to dispel myths about.   When President Kennedy led the charge to lower the voting age from 21 to 18, he did so out of fear that if young people had to wait until age 21 to vote they might never develop the voting .

    In schoolhouses, saloons, and squares, young men and women proved that democracy is social and politics is personal, earning their adulthood by participating in public g on hundreds of diaries and letters of diverse young Americans--from barmaids to belles, sharecroppers to cowboys--this book explores how exuberant young people and. - Arend Lijphart, Professor Emeritus of Political Science, "University of California - San Diego" This text is likely to become one of the seminal works on voting - readers of all levels cannot help but be impressed by the clarity and strength of Wattenberg's answer to why young people do not vote, and his solution will spur debate about the.

    However, Austria was the first European nation to lower its voting age in Countries Whose Legal Voting Age is Countries whose legal voting age is 17 are Sudan, South Sudan, North Korea, Indonesia, Greece, and East Timor. Even though the voting age in Indonesia is 17 years old, married persons are required to vote regardless of their age. Among U.S. citizens under the age of 30 in , only 24 percent reported that they voted.” (Page, IVYP) The low attendance of young people voting in Presidential elections indicates that young people do not care enough about politics to participate. show more content.


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Young People’s Human Rights and The Politics of Voting Age by Sonja C. Grover Download PDF EPUB FB2

Young People’s Human Rights and The Politics of Voting Age is the first book to address in-depth the topic of voting age eligibility as a universal fundamental human rights issue rather than an internal, discretionary State policy matter.

International perspectives on the issue of voting age eligibility are examined as are the legal, historical, philosophical and sociological dimensions of Cited by: 4. Young People’s Human Rights and The Politics of Voting Age is the first book to address in-depth the topic of voting age eligibility as a universal fundamental human rights issue rather than an internal, discretionary State policy matter.

International perspectives on the issue of voting age eligibility are examined as are the legal, historical, philosophical and sociological dimensions of the Cited by: 4.

Young People’s Human Rights and The Politics of Voting Age explores the broader societal implications of voting age eligibility requirements and the legislative bar against youth voting in North America and in Commonwealth countries (where ‘youth’ is defined as persons 16 and over but under age 18).Price: $ Young People's Human Rights and The Politics of Voting Age is the first book to address in-depth the topic of voting age eligibility as a universal fundamental human rights issue rather than an internal, discretionary State policy matter.

Young People’s Human Rights and The Politics of Voting Age explores the broader societal implications of voting age eligibility requirements and the legislative bar against youth voting in North America and in Commonwealth countries (where ‘youth’ is defined as persons 16 and over but under age 18).

The issue is raised as to whether the denial of the youth vote undermines democratic Brand: Springer Netherlands. Download Citation | Young People’s Human Rights and The Politics of Voting Age | Part I Alternative Philosophical Perspectives on the Origin and Nature of Human Rights.- Part II Examples of.

Young People’s Human Rights and the Politics of Voting Age (Ius Gentium: Comparative Perspectives on Law and Justice Book 6) (English Edition) eBook: Grover, Sonja C.: : Tienda Kindle Saltar al contenido principalFormat: Kindle.

The gatekeeper model of the emergence and legitimization of so-called ’new’ human rights claims is quite relevant to the youth voting rights issue. The model is helpful in thinking about why the issue of youth voting rights at 16 continues to be considered by most in the power elite, and by the majority of the general public in most Western democratic societies, as a fringe topic.

VOTING AGE 4 Bibliography Grover, Sonja, Young People’s Human Rights and the Politics of Voting Age. New Jersey: Springer.

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Contents: Alternative philosophical perspectives on the origin and nature of human rights --Examples of contextual factors in the youth struggle for the vote --The human rights imperative and minimum voting age --Austria and the vote at 16 --The U.K.

example of. Young People's Human Rights and The Politics of Voting Age explores the broader societal implications of voting age eligibility requirements and the legislative bar against youth voting in North America and in Commonwealth countries (where 'youth' is defined as persons 16 and over but under age 18).

The issue is raised as to whether the denial of the youth vote undermines democratic principles and values. why the people of younger generations are not turning out to the polls to vote.

He looks at many different factors, such as how the younger voters are getting their information and how they are using media. He also points out that this is not just a. Young people are directly affected by political decisions The 26th Amendment to the US Constitution, which lowered the voting age to 18, was passed because of the clear double standard of making year-olds fight for their country when they didn’t have a political voice.

Youth rights are the rights that everyone should have, but that are denied to some of us because of our young age. These rights include the right to be full participants in our representative democracy through voting, the right to privacy, the right to be free from physical punishment, the right to make decisions about our own lives, the right to be outdoors, the right to prove ourselves, and.

Books dealing with peace, human rights, gender issues, war, equality, etc. Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book.

Promoting youth rights How to harness the power of human rights instruments. 0: Introduction; 1: Human Rights and Young People; 2: The United Nations and youth rights; 3: The Council of Europe and youth rights; 4: Youth rights at EU and national level; 5: Promoting youth rights: the journey continues; 6: Quiz; 7: Abbreviations.

Many people believe passionately in human rights. Others - Bentham, Marx, cultural relativists and some feminists amongst them - dismiss the concept of human rights as practically and conceptually inadequate. This book reviews these classical critiques and shows how their insights are reflected in the case law of the European Court of Human Rights.

British Institute of Human Rights, The Human Rights Act – Changing Lives (2nd ed, ), p In addition to a Human Rights Act, there is a range of other ways in which the human rights of children and young people could be better promoted and protected in Australia.

For example: • enhanced protection of human rights in the Australian. Do Young Adults See Voting as a Civic Duty. This chapter explores how generational differences have emerged, both in the United States and in other established democracies.

The American National Election Study found that people under the age of 30 were the most likely to feel that voting is a choice rather than a duty. Another group of people who are concerned about their right to vote is year olds. At BIHR we also carry out a Young People’s Human Rights Tour for people aged under One issue that young people across the four nations tell us is that they would like to have the right to vote, and they don’t think the restriction on this right is fair.

Summary: 'Is Voting for Young People?' explores the reasons why the young are less likely to follow politics and vote in the United States, as well as in many other established democracies. It suggests ways of changing that and includes a chapter on. Giving year-olds the vote is not necessarily a way to cure young people’s distaste for politics, but I believe it could be a way to incentivize political activity among young people.

They should be encouraged to have more political involvement; our democracy is weak without the voice of young people.Young people tend to vote on single topics, for single issue parties and in referendums more than elections.

If 16 year olds could vote more needs to be done to gain young people’s interest in politics. “Young people are interested in politics, and do have faith in the democratic process.