The Castle Lecture Series - Rediscovering Individual Responsibilities in the Age of Rights

Kathryn Sikkink, Ryan Family Professor of Human Rights Policy, Harvard Kennedy School and Carol K. Pforzheimer Professor, Radcliffe

Lecture 2 - Civic responsibilities of a citizen: Individual agency as a tool for addressing structural problems

Kathryn Sikkink looks at the problem of low voter turnout in the United States. She argues that compulsory voting is not realistic for the United States today and that we should focus instead on cultivating a sense of a civic duty to vote.