Library Header Image
LSE Research Online LSE Library Services

Apathy or lack of civic education? Why young people don’t vote

Iro, Konstantinou (2017) Apathy or lack of civic education? Why young people don’t vote. British Politics and Policy at LSE (24 Apr 2017). Website.

PDF - Published Version
Download (311kB) | Preview


The consistently low turnout rates among young people are often interpreted as apathy. But this is not the case, explains Iro Konstantinou. She writes that the curriculum must be widened to include more practical democratic issues than just traditional party politics, and take into account the socio-economic background of students so that it talks about the social issues that matter to them.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL:
Additional Information: © 2017 The Author(s) CC BY-NC-ND 3.0
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Date Deposited: 12 May 2017 07:39
Last Modified: 14 Sep 2021 23:22

Actions (login required)

View Item View Item


Downloads per month over past year

View more statistics