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Title Should the voting age be lowered? [electronic resource] / Ronnie D. Lankford, book editor.
Publication Info. Detroit : Greenhaven Press, c2008.
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOK-Opposing Viewpoints In Context    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description 114 p. ; 24 cm.
Series At issue. American politics
Opposing Viewpoints In Context
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 105-108) and index.
Contents 1. The pros and cons of lowering the voting age / Progressive U -- 2. The voting age should be lowered / Children's PressLine -- 3. The voting age should not be lowered / Philip Hensher -- 4. The voting age should be eliminated / Association of Children's Suffrage -- 5. Lowering the voting age will not increase voter turnout / Votes for Adults -- 6. Lowering the voting age will increase voter turnout / Keith Mandell -- 7. Lowering the voting age will protect youth interests / Duncan Lindsey -- 8. Youth are too self-centered to vote / Mary Beth Hicks -- 9. Adolescents are too immature to vote / Nicolas Kohler, Colin Campbell with Steve Maich -- 10. Youth enfranchisement is a moral necessity / Leo Semashko -- 11. Youth disenfranchisement equals taxation without representation / Pro-Youth Pages -- 12. Youth must study citizenship before voting / Hans Zeiger -- 13. Mock voting for kids encourages adult voting / Meg Chorlian -- 14. Civics education should precede the right to vote / Dean Esmay -- 15. Adolescents are too lazy to vote / Tom Kemp -- 16. Politically engaged adolescents should be allowed to vote / Libby Brooks -- Organizations to contact.
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Subject Voting age.
Voting.
Added Author Lankford, Ronald D., 1962-
Opposing Viewpoints In Context
ISBN 9780737739367 (hardcover)
0737739363 (hardcover)
9780737739374 (pbk.)
0737739371 (pbk.)
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