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DeBardeleben, Joan

Activating the Citizen

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Joan DeBardeleben, Jon H. Pammett

Part I. Defining the Participation Gap

2. Citizen Participation and Democratic Deficits: Considerations from the Perspective of Democratic Theory
Mark E. Warren

3. The Decline of Political Participation: An Empirical Overview of Voter Turnout and Party Membership
Alan Siaroff

Part II. Voter Turnout: Understanding the Decline

4. Turnout in Electoral Democracies Revisited
André Blais, Agnieszka Dobrzynska

5. Where Turnout Holds Firm: The Scandinavian Exceptions
Jørgen Elklit, Lise Togeby

6. New Members, Old Issues: The Problem of Voter Turnout in European Parliament Elections
Joan DeBardeleben, Lawrence LeDuc

Part III. Parties as Vehicles of Participation

7. Party Membership and Activism in Comparative Perspective
Paul Whiteley

8. Models of Party Organization and Europarties
Luciano Bardi, Enrico Calossi

9. Grassroots Participation and Party Leadership Selection: Examining the British and Canadian Cases
William Cross, John Crysler

Part IV. Beyond Elections and Parties: Innovations in Activating Citizens

10. Participation and the Good Citizen
Jon H. Pammett

11. Institutionalizing Participation through Citizens’ Assemblies
Jonathan Rose

12. Citizen Involvement in Constitutional Politics: European and Canadian Experiences
Lawrence LeDuc

13. Youth Engagement, Civic Education, and New Vehicles of Political Participation
Eileen Saunders

Keywords: Political Science and International Relations, British Politics, Political Sociology, European Politics, European Union Politics, Comparative Politics, Political Science

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2009
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
323 pages
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230240902
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-36590-6

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