Events from 26 May, 2015
27th May, 201512.30 pm – 2.00 pm
Beyond Lifestyle Politics in a Time of Crisis?: Comparing Young People’s Issue Agendas and Views on Inequality
Contemporary research on young people and politics routinely portrays their political engagement as: individualized not collectivist; issues but not ideology driven; and post materialist instead of materialist. This shift towards ‘lifestyle politics’, often characterized as a ‘politics of choice’, is assumed to be universal for young people, rather than shaped by traditional social cleavages and structures.