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Political participation

Michael Lister

in Citizenship in Contemporary Europe

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748633418
eISBN:
9780748671977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633418.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

A range of contemporary European societies have witnessed a decline in formal political participation. In many countries, turnout at elections, and membership of political parties and trade unions is ... More


Political Identity, Culture, and Participation

Lam Wai-man

in Contemporary Hong Kong Government and Politics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789888139477
eISBN:
9789882208681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139477.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter traces the development of specific features of the political identity, culture, and participation in Hong Kong. It highlights the conflicting readings on these areas offered by scholars ... More


Political Participation: Young Muslims’ Political Interests and Political Participation in Scotland

Robin Finlay, Peter Hopkins, and Gurchathen Sanghera

in Scotland's Muslims: Society, Politics and Identity

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474427234
eISBN:
9781474438407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474427234.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Islam

At the time of writing, politics within Scotland and the UK is experiencing a period of uncertainty, with issues such as Brexit, Scottish nationalism, the ‘refugee crisis’ and continued economic ... More


Muslim Political Participation in Belgium: An Exceptional Political Representation in Europe

Fatima Zibouh

in Muslim Political Participation in Europe

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748646944
eISBN:
9780748684281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748646944.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Compared with other major European cities, the Brussels-Capital Region has a unique configuration in terms of the political representation of elected representatives descended from diverse ... More


Citizenship in Contemporary Europe

Michael Lister and Emily Pia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748633418
eISBN:
9780748671977
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633418.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book seeks to analyse the impact of globalisation, European integration, mass migration, changing patterns of political participation and welfare state provision upon citizenship in Europe. ... More


Civil Society through the Lifecourse

Sally Power (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781447354833
eISBN:
9781447354857
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447354833.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This edited collection explores the temporal dimensions of civil society through examining how different lifecourse stages and events trigger or hinder engagement with civil society. There is ... More


Young people’s civic engagement and political participation

Sally Power

in Civil Society through the Lifecourse

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781447354833
eISBN:
9781447354857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447354833.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

In this chapter, Sally Power looks at school students’ engagement in civil society – an issue about which very little is known. Drawing on survey data with 1000 14-year-olds in Wales, this chapter ... More


Poverty, social exclusion and civic engagement

Eldin Fahmy

in Poverty and Social Exclusion in the UK: Vol. 2: The Dimensions of Disadvantage

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447334224
eISBN:
9781447334309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447334224.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Although political equality is a basic democratic principle, citizen participation in political and civic life remains highly unequal. This chapter sheds new light on social inequalities in political ... More


Exploring civil society through a lifecourse approach

Sally Power

in Civil Society through the Lifecourse

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781447354833
eISBN:
9781447354857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447354833.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This introductory chapter outlines why this book is important. Drawing on Glen Elder’s work, it outlines five of the key principles of the lifecourse approach and how these apply to civil and ... More


Varieties of Political Engagement: Activists and Dissidents

Anthony F. Heath, Stephen D. Fisher, Gemma Rosenblatt, David Sanders, and Maria Sobolewska

in The Political Integration of Ethnic Minorities in Britain

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199656639
eISBN:
9780191765247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656639.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter looks at non-electoral forms of political participation, including organizational activity, petitions, protests and demonstrations, donations to political causes, and participation in ... More


Political Opinions and Participation Among Young Muslims in Sweden: A Case Study1

Jonatan Bäckelie and Göran Larsson

in Muslim Political Participation in Europe

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748646944
eISBN:
9780748684281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748646944.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The chapter analyses young Swedish Muslims’ attitudes towards democratic processes in relation to Swedish political parties. Based on a survey among approximately 250 young Muslims that are ... More


From ideology to strategic engagement

Jonas Lieberkind

in Young People's Participation: Revisiting Youth and Inequalities in Europe

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781447345411
eISBN:
9781447345459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447345411.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Based on a secondary analysis of an international comparative quantitative study of civic and citizenship education (involving grade 8 students in 24 countries) (ICCS) and a qualitative study of more ... More


Political Participation and the Socialization of Blacks into Unions and the Polity

Christina M. Greer

in Black Ethnics: Race, Immigration, and the Pursuit of the American Dream

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199989300
eISBN:
9780199346332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199989300.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 3 provides an analysis of voter turnout by black union members. In this chapter, high union participatory trends become quite apparent—particularly due to the SSEU’s political history and ... More


Conclusion

Michael Lister

in Citizenship in Contemporary Europe

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748633418
eISBN:
9780748671977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633418.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The conclusion summarises the arguments in the book and emphasise the connections between the theories and the issues considered, and also between the issues themselves. Clearly, there are links ... More


Civil society through the lifecourse

Sally Power

in Civil Society through the Lifecourse

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781447354833
eISBN:
9781447354857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447354833.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter, Sally Power, has three main purposes. Firstly, it summarises the principal findings from each of the contributing chapters in order to identify any cross-cutting findings. Secondly, it ... More


Interplay of youth culture, Web 2.0 and political participation in Europe: new reflections after the ‘youth quake’ in Northern Africa and the Middle East

Morena Cuconato and Natalia Waechter

in Youth participation in Europe: Beyond discourses, practices and realities

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9781447300182
eISBN:
9781447307792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300182.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

The recent Arab youth's rebellion offers a valuable insight into new forms of online participation, alongside the role of youth culture for political participation. In this chapter, first we reflect ... More


The Body Politic and the Process of Participation

Thomas Nail

in Returning to Revolution: Deleuze, Guattari and Zapatismo

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780748655861
eISBN:
9780748676651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748655861.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

In Chapter 3, I thus argue that we can locate in Deleuze, Guattari and the Zapatistas a participatory strategy for creating a revolutionary body politic that is able to sustain these prefigurative ... More


The Political Impact of Migrants in Mexico: The Quantitative Evidence

Luis F. Jiménez

in Migrants and Political Change in Latin America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781683400370
eISBN:
9781683400646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400370.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Chapter 3 uses the theory laid out in the chapter 2 to test the Mexican case. It begins by noting the particular nature of Mexican migration, its destination, and its recent history. Using ... More


The Political Impact of Migrants in Colombia: The Quantitative Evidence

Luis F. Jiménez

in Migrants and Political Change in Latin America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781683400370
eISBN:
9781683400646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400370.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Chapter 5 uses the theory laid in chapter 2 to test the Colombian case. It begins by documenting the particular nature of Colombian migration, specifically how it differs from both Mexican and ... More


Race and riots in Thatcher's Britain

Simon Peplow

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526125286
eISBN:
9781526144690
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526125286.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

In 1980–1, anti-police collective violence spread across England. This was the earliest confrontation between the state and members of the British public during Thatcher’s divisive government. This ... More


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