What are the ties that bind the 'good youth citizen' and the youth activist in the 21st century? Young people are encouraged to save the world via community projects that resemble activism, yet increasingly risk arrest for public acts of dissent. This book explores the cultural dynamics of being young and politically engaged. (Publisher summary)

Palgrave Macmillan
Education, Politics and Public Life
Department of Sociology and Anthropology

Kennelly, J.J. (2011). Citizen Youth. Education, Politics and Public Life. Palgrave Macmillan. doi:10.1057/9780230119611