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Student cynicism about political participation : 'what's the point?' : what can schools do?
Connect (1998)
  • Suzanne Mellor, ACER
Abstract

This article reports research into the political attitudes of Victorian year 11 students. The study examined students' attitudes in the following areas: classroom climate, political experiences and interest, political trust, political efficacy, political confidence, attitudes to equal political rights for women, and political tolerance to free expression and civic rights. Factors for schools to consider before implementing the Discovering Democracy curriculum are highlighted.

Publication Date
1998
Citation Information
Suzanne Mellor. "Student cynicism about political participation : 'what's the point?' : what can schools do?" Connect Iss. 111 (1998)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/suzanne_mellor/43/