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Young people’s participation and representation during the Howard decade

8 Mar 2006
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On Australia Day this year the PM complained about young people’s lack of knowledge about Australian history, that they didn’t understand the evolution of democracy since federation. In this paper for the John Howard’s Decade conference, Ariadne Vromen argues that the positive frame for legitimate and acceptable forms of participation by young people has changed. Young people are now steered towards an increased involvement in formal and social capital generating forms of participation.

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2006
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