It is often assumed that "young people" are a homogenous group, and that the current generation of young people are politically disengaged, or, at best, only interested in issue politics. The Q study reported here demonstrated that both of these assumptions are false. The sorts provided by first-time voters produced seven highly divergent factors, demonstrating a wide range of viewpoints on politics, the political process and voting itself.

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Journal Operant Subjectivity
Una McCormack. (1997). First-Time Voting in the UK 1997 General Election. Operant Subjectivity, 21(1/2), 49–61. doi:10.15133/j.os.1998.002