Aging and Politics : Age Differences in Political Behavior in Comparative Perspective. / Smets, Kaat.

Handbook of Aging & Social Sciences. ed. / Kenneth Ferraro; Deborah Carr. 9th. ed. Elsevier, 2021. p. 287-300.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Published

Standard

Aging and Politics : Age Differences in Political Behavior in Comparative Perspective. / Smets, Kaat.

Handbook of Aging & Social Sciences. ed. / Kenneth Ferraro; Deborah Carr. 9th. ed. Elsevier, 2021. p. 287-300.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Harvard

Smets, K 2021, Aging and Politics: Age Differences in Political Behavior in Comparative Perspective. in K Ferraro & D Carr (eds), Handbook of Aging & Social Sciences. 9th edn, Elsevier, pp. 287-300.

APA

Smets, K. (2021). Aging and Politics: Age Differences in Political Behavior in Comparative Perspective. In K. Ferraro, & D. Carr (Eds.), Handbook of Aging & Social Sciences (9th ed., pp. 287-300). Elsevier.

Vancouver

Smets K. Aging and Politics: Age Differences in Political Behavior in Comparative Perspective. In Ferraro K, Carr D, editors, Handbook of Aging & Social Sciences. 9th ed. Elsevier. 2021. p. 287-300

Author

Smets, Kaat. / Aging and Politics : Age Differences in Political Behavior in Comparative Perspective. Handbook of Aging & Social Sciences. editor / Kenneth Ferraro ; Deborah Carr. 9th. ed. Elsevier, 2021. pp. 287-300

BibTeX

@inbook{98f7e94b98c64f62b9cf3d452407668f,
title = "Aging and Politics: Age Differences in Political Behavior in Comparative Perspective",
abstract = "This chapter examines age differences in political participation in democratic societies by addressing a number of key questions. The first part of the chapter is dedicated to the question of when people start to develop political attitudes and behaviors and why the timing of these first-developed attitudes and behaviors is important. The second section of the chapter addresses whether early political experiences persist in later life (in other words whether political behavior is habitual) or whether these early experiences are over-written by newer experiences. The third section of the chapter focuses on what we know about aging and political behavior, and how the behavior of young people differs from that of older citizens. The final part of the explores the challenges and opportunities for research on aging: Which are the pivotal questions that are still unanswered? What new avenues of research merit attention?",
keywords = "Age, Age gap, Political attitudes, Political behaviour, Impressionable years, Life-cycle, Cohort, Generation, Period, Habit, Life-long plasticity",
author = "Kaat Smets",
year = "2021",
language = "English",
isbn = "978-0-12-815970-5",
pages = "287--300",
editor = "Kenneth Ferraro and Deborah Carr",
booktitle = "Handbook of Aging & Social Sciences",
publisher = "Elsevier",
edition = "9th",

}

RIS

TY - CHAP

T1 - Aging and Politics

T2 - Age Differences in Political Behavior in Comparative Perspective

AU - Smets, Kaat

PY - 2021

Y1 - 2021

N2 - This chapter examines age differences in political participation in democratic societies by addressing a number of key questions. The first part of the chapter is dedicated to the question of when people start to develop political attitudes and behaviors and why the timing of these first-developed attitudes and behaviors is important. The second section of the chapter addresses whether early political experiences persist in later life (in other words whether political behavior is habitual) or whether these early experiences are over-written by newer experiences. The third section of the chapter focuses on what we know about aging and political behavior, and how the behavior of young people differs from that of older citizens. The final part of the explores the challenges and opportunities for research on aging: Which are the pivotal questions that are still unanswered? What new avenues of research merit attention?

AB - This chapter examines age differences in political participation in democratic societies by addressing a number of key questions. The first part of the chapter is dedicated to the question of when people start to develop political attitudes and behaviors and why the timing of these first-developed attitudes and behaviors is important. The second section of the chapter addresses whether early political experiences persist in later life (in other words whether political behavior is habitual) or whether these early experiences are over-written by newer experiences. The third section of the chapter focuses on what we know about aging and political behavior, and how the behavior of young people differs from that of older citizens. The final part of the explores the challenges and opportunities for research on aging: Which are the pivotal questions that are still unanswered? What new avenues of research merit attention?

KW - Age

KW - Age gap

KW - Political attitudes

KW - Political behaviour

KW - Impressionable years

KW - Life-cycle

KW - Cohort

KW - Generation

KW - Period

KW - Habit

KW - Life-long plasticity

M3 - Chapter

SN - 978-0-12-815970-5

SP - 287

EP - 300

BT - Handbook of Aging & Social Sciences

A2 - Ferraro, Kenneth

A2 - Carr, Deborah

PB - Elsevier

ER -