What is it about?
This article focuses on the leadership roles of Millennials in politics and the public sphere. This group is a potentially influential political force, yet its members do not pursue traditional forms of civic engagement – they are reluctant voters and are widely considered to be neither ideologically aligned nor politically knowledgeable. The empowerment of the new generation provides a platform for analysing several dimensions of leadership, especially with a focus on the nature of the challenges embedded in political leadership in liberal democracies and the intergenerational leadership transfer in politics.
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Why is it important?
Analyses political behaviors of the potentially most influential social group in the Western world, revealing the mechanisms of the important social and political phenomena connected to: - democracy crisis - changing nature of political leadership - decreasing role of the Western countries in the global system
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This page is a summary of: The Millennial generation in the context of political power: A leadership gap?, Leadership, November 2019, SAGE Publications, DOI: 10.1177/1742715019885704.
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