The indispensable annual British Social Attitudes survey compiles, describes and comments on a range of current social attitudes. The series charts changes in British social values, with annual surveys carried out from a nationwide sample of around 3,500 people by the National Centre for Social Research's team of interviewers. The 18th Report summarizes and interprets data from the most recent survey, and makes comparisons with findings from previous years. `The Rolls Royce of opinion surveys' - The Times
Chapter 2: Has Modern Politics Disenchanted the Young?
Has Modern Politics Disenchanted the Young?
Considerable concern has been expressed over the last decade about the extent to which young people appear to be becoming increasingly disengaged from conventional politics (see, for example, Bentley and Oakley, 1999). Fear about youth disinterest and apathy increased further still after the 2001 general ...