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Indian Youth and Electoral Politics : An Emerging Engagement

By: Kumar, Sanjay.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: New Delhi : SAGE Publications, 2014Description: 1 online resource (222 p.).ISBN: 9788132118831.Subject(s): Elections -- India | Youth -- India | Youth -- Political activity -- India | Youth development -- IndiaGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Indian Youth and Electoral Politics : An Emerging EngagementDDC classification: 320.408350954 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 - Awareness on Political Issues; 2 - Interest in Politics and Political Participation; 3 - The Voting Pattern; 4 - Young Candidates and Young Voters; 5 - Issues of Electoral Reforms; 6 - Politics as a Career: Perception and Choice; Appendix I; Appendix II; Appendix III; About the Editor and Contributors; Index
Summary: Indian Youth and Electoral Politics studies the significant relationship between Indian youth and electoral politics in the country. The book answers many pertinent questions: Does a young candidate matter to the young voters? Do youth vote more enthusiastically if there are young candidates contesting elections? Contrary to popular notions, there is an increased interest in electoral politics amongst the Indian youth. But when it comes to voting, there is a lower participation.The book looks at the level of awareness of the youth about political issues and analyzes youth interest and particip
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Cover; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 - Awareness on Political Issues; 2 - Interest in Politics and Political Participation; 3 - The Voting Pattern; 4 - Young Candidates and Young Voters; 5 - Issues of Electoral Reforms; 6 - Politics as a Career: Perception and Choice; Appendix I; Appendix II; Appendix III; About the Editor and Contributors; Index

Indian Youth and Electoral Politics studies the significant relationship between Indian youth and electoral politics in the country. The book answers many pertinent questions: Does a young candidate matter to the young voters? Do youth vote more enthusiastically if there are young candidates contesting elections? Contrary to popular notions, there is an increased interest in electoral politics amongst the Indian youth. But when it comes to voting, there is a lower participation.The book looks at the level of awareness of the youth about political issues and analyzes youth interest and particip

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