Paul Howe

Paul Howe is professor of political science at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton, Canada. His essays have appeared in the International Political Science Review, the Journal of Common Market Studies, and the Canadian Journal of Political Science. His research focuses on evolving patterns of citizen engagement in politics, the subject of his book Citizens Adrift: The Democratic Disengagement of Young Canadians (2010).

October 2017, Volume 28, Issue 4

Eroding Norms and Democratic Deconsolidation

“Democratic deconsolidation” on the level of attitudes and beliefs is real, and behind it lies a disturbing rise in tolerance for antisocial behavior, especially among the young.