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Student school elections and political engagement: A cradle of democracy?

Saha, Lawrence; Print, Murray

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Studies have found that prior involvement in student politics while in school seems to be a good predictor of adult political engagement. While most studies of adults have obtained retrospective data on participation in school elections, there have been few studies of students about this activity. We contribute to this latter relatively unexplored area by reporting the results from a national survey of Australian secondary school students about the relationship between participation in school...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/34325
Source: International Journal of Educational Research
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijer.2010.05.004

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