Youth Priorities and Electoral Participation: Canada and the Third World -A comparative framework Youth priorities and political participation in Canada Priorities of the Third World youth. To have an interest in politics, what do Canadian youth need? Knowledge to participate
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Youth participation would be higher when a greater segment of youth in a society feels that individual citizen’s decisions to vote or participate can change politics and society
Youth (age 18 to 29) voting: 15 points lower than the level among older voters (age 30 + )
What are the priorities of the youth?
Declining Participation cynicism as they seem to have strong views on socio-political issues.at Parliamentary elections as % of age-eligible electors
World Population 2000 (by Age - and below in thousands)
Major problems that the Third World Youth face are AIDS, hunger, unemployment, and social inequities
http://www.un.org/esa/socdev/unyin/documents/ch04.pdf hunger, unemployment, and social inequities
http://www.fessrilanka.org/fes/Links/pdf/pub/sly/sly2.pdf hunger, unemployment, and social inequities
The Youth and the Challenge of Democratisation:A Comparative Study of Survey Data from India and Sri Lanka* Subrata K. Mitra Mike Enskat Karsten Frey http://www.fessrilanka.org/fes/Links/pdf/pub/sly/sly2.pdf
Jennifer Corriero January 2004 Role of Youth Survey Study of Survey Data from India and Sri Lanka*
How Youth Respondents in Regions Identified Themselves Study of Survey Data from India and Sri Lanka*
Jennifer Corriero research.takingitglobal.org/roleofyouth/Role%20of%20Youth%20Findings.doc