Articles by Marco Giani

October 6, 2022

Military conscription is no antidote to the political apathy of new generations

Marco Giani
Studying long-run patterns of public opinion in Europe shows that reintroducing compulsory national service would not counter the worrisome trend of declining trust in institutions among young generations. In fact, warns Marco Giani, the effect could be quite the opposite
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Marco Giani
Senior Lecturer in Political Economy, King's College London

Marco's interdisciplinary research offers a political sociology angle to the study of political violence, discrimination, and democratic stability.

He focuses on the role of social institutions, such as education and military service, in driving long- and short-term political polarisation.

He tweets @ma_giani

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