Assessment level of political participation among youth. The case of the National University of Lesotho


Bachelor Thesis, 2014

50 Pages, Grade: B+


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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements

Abstract

CHAPTER 1
1.0 Introduction
1.1 Background to the problem
1.2 Statement of the problem
1.3 Objective of the study
1.4 Justification
1.5 Outline of the study
1.6 Preliminary literature review

CHAPTER 2 LITERATURE REVIEW
2.0 Theoretical Framework
2.1 Understanding Political Participation
2.1.1 Why NUL should be Political Active
2.1.2 The Mobilization Model
2.2 Political Participation: Empirical Literature
2.2.1 Political participation through election
2.2.2 Determinants of youth voter turnout
2.2.3 Incentives for youth to vote
2.2.4 Disincentives for voting
2.2.5 Why youth votes matter
2.2.6 Political participation through Partisanship
2.3 Political participation and tertiary students
2.3.1 Factors Responsible for Youth Participation
2.3.2 Benefits of Partaking in Politics
2.3.3 Divergent Findings on Participation
2.3.4 Justification for low political participation
2.4 National University of Lesotho and Youth Political Participation
2.4.1 NUL: Historical Background
2.4.2 Political Participation among NUL Youth
2.4.3 Recent political participation Attempts by Students
2.4.4 NUL within a broader Social Context
2.4.5 The context of NUL and issues of participation
2.4.6 Why NUL May not be deep into Politics

CHAPTER 3 Methodology and Research Findings
3.0 Assessment of level of political participation among NUL youth
3.1 Methodology
3.1.1 Population
3.1.2 Sampling
3.1.3 Sample size
3.1.4 Data collection
3.1.5 Data analysis
3.2 Observation and NUL youth Responses

CHAPTER 4
4.0 Data Analysis and interpretation
4.1 Voting Assessment level
4.1.1 Partisanship Assessment level
4.1.2 Political Activism Assessment level
4.1.3 NUL youth reasons for political participation
4.1.4 Reasons for NUL Youth Respondents to avoid politics
4.1.5 Reasons why NUL youth respondents would join or not join a political party wing
4.1.6 Internal assessment of Level of political participation

CHAPTER 5 CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
5.0 Introduction
5.1 Conclusion
5.2 Recommendation
5.2.1 Implications and recommendation on NUL Youth political participation

References

Appendix

Questionnaire

Figure 1 Levels of political participation Among NUL youth

Figure 2 The most preferred mode of political participation among NUL youth

Table 1 Political participation and gender disparity

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Title
Assessment level of political participation among youth. The case of the National University of Lesotho
Grade
B+
Author
Year
2014
Pages
50
Catalog Number
V945738
ISBN (eBook)
9783346281906
ISBN (Book)
9783346281913
Language
English
Keywords
Political participation, voting, elections, youth, National University of Lesotho
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Moeketsi Kali (Author), 2014, Assessment level of political participation among youth. The case of the National University of Lesotho, Munich, GRIN Verlag, https://www.grin.com/document/945738

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