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dc.contributor.authorTerrace, Jonathan K.
dc.date.accessioned2014-10-14T15:24:05Z
dc.date.available2014-10-14T15:24:05Z
dc.date.issued2014
dc.identifier.otherW Thesis 1464
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/11040/23894
dc.descriptioni, 152 leaves : illustrations.en_US
dc.descriptionBibliography: leaves 146-152.
dc.description.abstractExplains the extent to which public engagement by Millennials is manifested through the use of new media.en_US
dc.description.tableofcontentsThe Millennial generation -- Engagement -- Historical divisions : political versus civic engagement -- The disillusionment of Millennial youth -- Sociological factors influencing political disengagement -- The shrinking welfare state and civic engagement -- The media -- Dominant modern media : cable television and Internet -- Media content selection -- Desire versus duty -- OMA framework -- Low choice, high choice media environments -- Implications of knowledge gaps -- Millennials and media choices -- Survey analysis -- Methods -- Measures and expectations -- General engagement habits -- General media habits -- Engagement habits and media content preference -- Engagement habits and media form preference -- Data : findings and analysis -- General engagement habits -- Respondent political habits -- Respondent civic habits -- General media habits -- Content preferences -- Form preferences -- Relationships between media content preference and engagement habits -- Content preferences affected by engagement type -- Content preferences for civically engaged respondents -- Content preferences for politically engaged respondents -- Content preferences for dually engaged respondents -- Content preferences for withdrawn respondents -- Relationship between media form preference and engagement habits -- Form preferences for civic engagement -- Form preferences for political engagement -- Case study.
dc.language.isoen_USen_US
dc.publisherWheaton College (Norton, Mass.)en_US
dc.subjectUndergraduate research.
dc.subjectUndergraduate thesis.
dc.subject.lcshMass media -- Political aspects.
dc.subject.lcshMass media -- Influence.
dc.subject.lcshDigital media -- Political aspects.
dc.subject.lcshSocial media -- Political aspects.
dc.subject.lcshInternet and activism.
dc.subject.lcshGeneration Y -- Political activity -- United States.
dc.subject.lcshGeneration Y -- United States -- Attitudes.
dc.subject.lcshSocial participation -- Technological innovations -- United States.
dc.subject.lcshPolitical participation -- Technological innovations -- United States.
dc.subject.lcshOnline social networks -- Political aspects -- United States.
dc.subject.lcshBlogs -- Political aspects -- United States.
dc.subject.lcshCollege students -- Case studies.
dc.titleActivism in cyberspace : Millennial engagement through new media.en_US
dc.typeThesisen_US


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