The Politics of Participation

From Athens to E-Democracy by Matt Qvortrup

Publisher: Manchester University Press

Written in English
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  • Political science & theory,
  • Political structures: democracy,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • History & Theory - General,
  • Political Ideologies - Democracy,
  • Political Science / History & Theory
  • The Physical Object
    Number of Pages176
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    Open LibraryOL7860205M
    ISBN 100719076595
    ISBN 109780719076596

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In Music as Social Life, Thomas Turino explores why it is that music and dance are so often at the center of our most profound personal and social experiences. Turino People around the world and throughout history have used music to express their inner emotions, reach out to the divine, woo lovers, celebrate weddings, inspire political 4/5. Review: “Power, Participation, and Protest in Flint, Michigan” probed in Ashley Nickels’ enlightening new book. “But a municipal takeover not only fails to avoid politics, it also creates new politics.” Her book is a scholarly, accessible analysis of the “policy paradox” of municipal takeovers “wherein political struggles. Politics as Usual: What Lies Behind the Pro-Poor Rhetoric is a book by Thomas Pogge. The book is a discussion on issues of global significance and their relationship to poverty. Politics as Usual is based on previously compiled essays. Pogge's book present an alternate view than the one where "Education, health-care, technology, and political participation are becoming ever Author: Thomas Pogge. The Texas Experience book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Start by marking “The Texas Experience: Lone Star Politics, Policy, and Participation” as Want to Read: Want to Read saving Format: Paperback.

Book Details. Pages; Brookings Institution Press/Ash Center, April 5, Paperback ISBN: Ebook ISBN: About the Editors. Book III is, thematically speaking, probably the central book of the Politics. In this book Aristotle lays out almost all of his major ideas about the purpose of politics, the virtue of citizens, the varieties of regimes and the nature of justice. Aristotle discusses at length a seemingly very technical question of what the true definition of a. In discussing the theory of public participation, it is useful to review broad theories of decision-making structures. DeSario and Langton, in their book Citizen Participation in Public Decision Making explore the role of technology in public policy decisions (DeSario and Langton, ). They conclude that public decisions are increasingly. The politics of evaluation is important reading for academics, social researchers, policy makers, service providers and professionals across the public services as well as professional evaluators. It will be a valuable resource for students on a range of social science and professional courses and those concerned with recent developments in.

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Cited by: Women in Politics At the United Nations' First World Conference on Women, held in Mexico City inthe international community was reminded that many countries still suffered from discrimination against women and there was a call for governments to develop strategies aimed at promoting the equal participation of women in most walks of life.

In Politics Is for Power, pioneering and brilliant data analyst Eitan Hersh shows us a way toward more effective political participation. Aided by political theory, history, cutting-edge social science, as well as remarkable stories of ordinary citizens who got off their couches and took political power seriously, this The Politics of Participation book shows us how to Released on: Janu   Although early overviews of political participation research simply excluded “the politics of nongovernmental organizations” from the object of study (Milbrath,p.

1), in any vibrant democracy new modes of political participation are introduced outside the regular government/state/politics sphere continuously and explicitly challenge Cited by: 4. Political Participation in the United States analyzes patterns of political participation by citizens and offers five different explanations for those patterns based on recent research findings.

Symbolic and instrumental forms of participation are analyzed—from the simple act of discussing politics to the more complex one of running for office. How reconsidering digital media and participatory cultures from the standpoint of disability allows for a full understanding of accessibility.

While digital media can offer many opportunities for civic and cultural participation, this technology is not equally easy for everyone to use. Hardware, software, and cultural expectations combine to make some technologies an.

Participation of Women in Politics: Worldw ide experience DOI: / 84 | Page South-east Asia. The book is the personal account of the lawmaker in his journey to the House of Representatives.

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Types of Political Participation. Political participation is action that influences the distribution of social goods and values (Rosenstone & Hansen, ). People can vote for representatives, who make policies that will determine how much they have to pay in taxes and who will benefit from social programs.

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For most people, participation occurs every few years at election time. People strongly committed to politics are more likely to participate on a regular basis. Example: Conventional political participation includes voting, volunteering for a political campaign, making.

Female participation in politics is still slammed by male participation in politics if we view the map in numbers. According to IPU Female participation in politics more exactly national of parliaments increased from to 3 from to It is obvious that the process of integration of women in politics goes extremely slow.

Political scientists, economists, sociologists, and students will find the book invaluable. Show less The Politics of Workers' Participation: The Peruvian Approach in Comparative Perspective presents a comparative analysis of the development of workers' participation in a variety of politico-economic systems in Peru to other countries in the world.

Students and Political Agitations The question of the participation of students in politics has always evoked a lot of discussion. It has been a very controversial subject. Two contrasting opinions have been expressed by the two groups of people.

As democracy encounters difficulties, many citizens are turning to the domain of alternative politics and, in so doing, making considerable use of the new communication technologies. This volume analyses the various factors that shape such participation, and addresses such key topics as civic subjectivity, web intellectuals, and cosmopolitanism.

Kenya: Democracy and Political Participation Discussion Paper 1 Summary 3 Introduction 5 1 Kenya’s transition to democracy 8 2 Ethnicity and democratic participation 12 3 Citizenship, identity and the politics of belonging 15 4 The electoral system and political parties 19 5 Concentration of power and abuse of the rule of law 21File Size: 1MB.

The politics of participation: From Athens to e-democracy. In this Book. Additional Information. The politics of participation: From Athens to e-democracy An essential book for students of politics, history and media studies, this study puts the debate about democracy into perspective and offers a solid grounding for future discussions.

Tracing the history of the culture as far back as the fifties, this book examines the tensions between authenticity and commerce as festivals grew into a widespread, professionalized industry. Setting the scene as a fragmented, yet highly competitive market, Music Festivals and the Politics of Participation examines the emergence of key trends.

Politics on the Academic Oxford University Press website. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. It furthers the University's objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. The book Music as Social Life: The Politics of Participation, Thomas Turino is published by University of Chicago Press.

Music as Social Life: The Politics of Participation, Turino All Chicago e-books are on sale at 30% off with the code EBOOK   Politics, Democracy and E-Government: Participation and Service Delivery examines how e-government impacts politics and democracy in both developed and developing countries, discussing the participation of citizens in government service delivery.

This book brings forth the idea that e-government has a direct influence on the important function. A summary of Book III, Chapters 1–8 in Aristotle's Politics.

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belongs in a book series devoted to African politics. and constrain women’s : Kim Dionne. Youth Participation in Development: Strategies & Best Practices Daniella Ben-Attar, MA International Development Consultant & Youth Specialist [email protected] December 4, Rehovot, Israel “Young people are not only the leaders of tomorrow; they can play a leading role in the development of.

Book Description. A combination of economic transformation, political transitions and changes in media have substantially, if incrementally, altered the terrain for political participation globally, particularly in Asia, home to several of the most dramatic such shifts over the past two decades.

Condition: Good. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings book has hardback covers. In good all round condition. No dust jacket. Please note the Image in this listing is a stock photo and may not match the covers of the actual item,grams, ISBN: Seller Inventory # The contributions illuminate three key areas of digital citizenship, namely political engagement, participation networks, and As a whole, the contributions revisit old questions and answer important new queries about netizenship and the digital public sphere.Political participation.

[Graham Mason Higgins; J J Richardson] Political participation. London: Politics Association, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Graham Mason Higgins; J J Richardson. Find more information about: ISBN: