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Youth and politics

Syed Abdullah Idid, Syed Arabi and Moten, Abdul Rashid and Wok, Saodah (2011) Youth and politics. In: Malaysian youth in the global world: issues and challenges. Penerbit Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Bangi, Selangor, pp. 52-66. ISBN 9789679429589

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Abstract

Malaysia recognises youth as the agent of change who should be receptive to new ideas, adoptive of technologies and are willing to make changes. To harness the potential of the younger generation, the government has embarked on its ll-point Malaysian Youth Development Action Plan to spearhead youth development until 2020; the year Malaysia aspires to achieve a developed-nation status. The government has also shown determination to recruit the younger generation to participate in the political processes of the country. Members in the Youth Wing of various political parties are being groomed to succeed the current leadership.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Additional Information: 3279/1423
Uncontrolled Keywords: Youth voting, politics, youth political involvement, elections, mass media
Subjects: J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences
Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences > Department of Communication
Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences > Department of Political Science
Depositing User: Ms Zati Atiqah Mohamad Tanuri
Date Deposited: 12 Aug 2011 15:34
Last Modified: 26 Jul 2017 15:56
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/1423

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