YPP Network Description

The MacArthur Research Network on Youth and Participatory Politics (YPP) formed out of recognition that youth are critical to the future of democracy and that the digital age is introducing technological changes that are impacting how youth develop into informed, engaged, and effective actors.

Between Storytelling and Surveillance: American Muslim Youth Negotiate Culture, Politics and Participation
by Sangita Shresthova
September 11, 2013
This report offers a study of civically engaged American Muslim youth as they confront the often harsh political climate of Post-9/11 America where moderate Muslim voices have struggled to find a means of entering an increasingly polarized discussion around Islamaphobic and extremist perspectives.