The Big Turn Off

Type: Reports Written by Dr Madsen Pirie & Prof Robert M Worcester | Wednesday 22 November 2000

The Big Turn Off analyses the attitudes of young people to government, citizenship and community. It shows that only a small proportion of young people share the government view that citizenship means volunteering to do things, challenging the law if they think it wrong, or being active in the community. They have little time for government, be it local, national or European, thinking it largely irrelevant to their lives.

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