By Jan W. Van Deth, José Ramón Montero, Anders Westholm
This exact learn offers the result of a cross-national research of citizenship and participation between electorate in twelve ecu democracies.
Research at the destiny and caliber of up to date democracy is generally limited to concentration both on political participation, on specific points of citizenship, or on social actions, solely. This new e-book deals the 1st empirical research of the relationships either among social and political involvement, and among ‘small-scale’ and ‘large-scale’ democracies.
Citizenship and Involvement in eu Democracies bargains consultant samples of the populations in a variety of ecu international locations among 2000-2002, together with: Denmark, Germany (East and West), Moldova, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, and Switzerland. The prime participants offer new theoretical insights and provide a extensive conceptualization of citizenship, stimulating the continuing discussions concerning the difficulties and demanding situations of democratic political systems.
This publication has a significant other quantity entitled Social Capital and institutions in eu Democracies edited through William A. Maloney and Sigrid Roßteutscher (Routledge, 2006).
Both volumes may be of significant curiosity to scholars and researchers of eu politics, comparative politics and sociology.