Indian Youth and Electoral Politics

Indian Youth and Electoral Politics

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Indian Youth and Electoral Politics studies the significant relationship between Indian youth and electoral politics in the country. The book answers many pertinent questions: Does a young candidate matter to the young voters? Do youth vote more enthusiastically if there are young candidates contesting elections? Contrary to popular notions, there is an increased interest in electoral politics amongst the Indian youth. But when it comes to voting, there is a lower participation. The book looks at the level of awareness of the youth about political issues and analyzes youth interest and participation in electoral politics. It also points out that a large percentage of Indian youth would be willing to take up politics as their career choice. However there are differences in level of youth interest and electoral participation along gender, locality, and various such social variables.Table 6.5: Middle-class Youth Most Interested in Politics as Career Economic Class Interested in Politics as Career Not ... 62 percent of the youth with a great deal of interest in politics say that they would like to make career in politics if they areanbsp;...

Title:Indian Youth and Electoral Politics
Author:Sanjay Kumar
Publisher:SAGE Publications India - 2013-10-30


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