Research Network on Youth and Participatory Politics

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About this Research Network

Funded from 2010 to the present.

The MacArthur Research Network on Youth and Participatory Politics is exploring the nature and extent of young people's use of digital communications tools, social media and the Internet, and how those tools influences their engagement with participatory politics. Read More

Research

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Report Examines How Youth Use New Media for Civic Engagement

The report explores how civic youth use Facebook, Twitter, and other online platforms to help address issues that matter in their communities and the world. Read More 
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Study Finds Young People Using New Media for Participatory Politics

Substantial numbers of young people across racial and ethnic groups are engaging in “participatory politics” Read More