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Close Relationships in Close Elections.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Social Forces. Sep2021, Vol. 100 Issue 1, p400-425. 26p.

Abstract:Close elections are rare, but most Americans have experienced a close election at least once in their lifetime. How does intense politicization in close elections affect our close relationships? Using four national egocentric network surveys during the...

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Deliberation, Representation, Equity : Research Approaches, Tools and Algorithms for Participatory Processes

Deliberation, Representation, Equity : Research Approaches, Tools and Algorithms for Participatory Processes

Publication Type:eBook

Abstract:What can we learn about the development of public interaction in e-democracy from a drama delivered by mobile headphones to an audience standing around a shopping center in a Stockholm suburb? In democratic societies there is widespread acknowledgment ...

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El presupuesto participativo en la Ciudad de México: problemas de diseño institucional y niveles de participación ciudadana.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Sociológica. may-aug2021, Vol. 36 Issue 103, p85-118. 34p.

Abstract:El presente artículo aborda el diseño institucional y los niveles de participación ciudadana relativos al presupuesto participativo en la Ciudad de México durante el periodo 2011-2018. Para ello se realiza un análisis comparativo de las legislaciones d...

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METHODOLOGICAL ANALYSIS OF POLITICAL PARTICIPATION INDICATOR EVALUATION TOOLS.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Wisdom. 2016, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p205-210. 6p. 1 Diagram.

Abstract:The article analyzes issues of political participation. The article discusses main stages and features of formation of the concept of political participation in sociology and political science. Definition of political participation is offered based on ...

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Is Belief in Conspiracy Theories Pathological? A Survey Experiment on the Cognitive Roots of Extreme Suspicion.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):British Journal of Political Science. Jan2017, Vol. 47 Issue 1, p113-129. 17p.

Abstract:What are the origins of belief in conspiracy theories? The dominant approach to studying conspiracy theories links belief to social stresses or personality type, and does not take into account the situational and fluctuating nature of attitudes. In thi...

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Constructing Citizenship and Identity: Exploring Political Participation Amongst Black African Women from Zimbabwean and South African Townships.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Politikon: South African Journal of Political Studies. Dec2018, Vol. 45 Issue 3, p335-351. 17p.

Abstract:How do Black African women from impoverished communities understand themselves as citizens? This article contributes to the theoretical and methodological development of citizenship, as well as the small body of literature on women’s participation in t...

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Popular Power and Vanguardism: The Democratic Deficit of 1980s ‘Peoples Power’.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Politikon: South African Journal of Political Studies. Dec2018, Vol. 45 Issue 3, p313-334. 22p.

Abstract:The era of ‘people’s power’ in South Africa between 1986 and 1987 is often considered to have held the makings of a participatory form of democracy. Analysis of the traditions that shaped it, however, reveals a discourse of participation that was not a...

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Exploring the link between trust and political participation in a divided society: evidence from South Africa.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Commonwealth & Comparative Politics. Nov2018, Vol. 56 Issue 4, p446-471. 26p.

Abstract:In empirical research political scientists have found that individuals with higher levels of trust participate more frequently in politics. But how does this link manifest in deeply divided societies? Examining South Africa 10 years after transitioning...

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The Social Costs of Public Political Participation: Evidence from a Petition Experiment in Lebanon.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of Politics. Oct2018, Vol. 80 Issue 4, p1405-1410. 6p.

Abstract:While it is widely appreciated that public political action can be socially costly, there is little evidence of the effects of social pressure on petition signing despite its importance as a mode of political participation. We examine the social costs ...

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Why Groups Are Politically Active: An Incentive-Theoretical Approach.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Comparative Political Studies. Oct2018, Vol. 51 Issue 12, p1628-1660. 33p.

Abstract:Political activity is conventionally considered a constitutive feature of interest groups, underpinning an impressive literature on the strategies groups employ to exercise political influence. Whether and how intensely voluntary membership groups enga...

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