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Political Participation Of Millennials In The United States And Western Europe, Jenny Bhatia May 2015

Political Participation Of Millennials In The United States And Western Europe, Jenny Bhatia

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Millennials are a very large generation, the second largest in the US history. More than half of the millennials are already of voting age adults, have graduated from schools or college, and are into careers. Millennials are often described with more than a bit of a sneer, as the new "me" generation and have always participated in politics at a lower rate due to a various reasons such as the generation’s size, demographics, and views on cultural, foreign policy, role of government, and economic issues which somehow, make them unique when compared to the older generation. This research will ...