Thursday, June 05, 2008

"Young people are the future" and related nonsense

My latest post for the Beyond Borders blog is on youth participation on policymaking, where I argue that what is required is more of an attitudinal change rather than an institutional change, which say allocate "youth quotas" in governance bodies, which in my opinion goes against democratic norms without being particularly effective, as the Sri Lankan experience clearly shows.

Read more from the BB Blog.

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