Running from Office: Why Young Americans are Turned Off to Politics
Released! 05/08/2015
Running from Office: Why Young Americans are Turned Off to Politics
by Jennifer L. Lawless
Hardcover

The past two decades of politics in Washington have seen increased partisanship, prolonged stalemates, and numerous scandals. For today's teenagers and young adults, years of ineffective and inefficient political leadership have completely eroded any sense that politicians or government have the ability to do good or effect positive change. Worse, the mean-spirited, dysfunctional political system that has come to characterize American politics has turned young people off to the idea of runnin... read more