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Participating in democracy

choosing to make a difference

by Facing History and Ourselves National Foundation

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  • 27 Currently reading

Published by The Foundation in Brookline, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Political participation,
  • Democracy,
  • Citizenship

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (page 4).

    Other titlesChoosing to make a difference
    StatementFacing History and Ourselves National Foundation
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJK1764 .P37 1995x
    The Physical Object
    Pagination64 pages :
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26335671M
    ISBN 100961584165
    ISBN 109780961584160
    OCLC/WorldCa40306183

    Book Description. Changing relations between science and democracy – and controversies over issues such as climate change, energy transitions, genetically modified organisms and smart technologies – have led to a rapid rise in new forms of public participation and citizen engagement. Participation without Democracy: Containing Conflict in Southeast Asia. Garry Rodan (Cornell University Press, New York, ) nm REVIEWER: Meredith Weiss 06 Feb, Those of us who study politics differ on whether our discipline is rightly termed a “science”.

    Re-issued as part of the "Longman Classics in Political Science" series, Rosenstone Hansen's authoritative text on political participation in the U.S. features a new Foreword by Keith Reeve that explores the text's enduring contributions to the discipline. "Mobilization, Participation, and Democracy in America" provides a thorough analysis of the dynamics of citizen involvement in American. Citizens are participating in public affairs too infrequently, too unequally, and in too few venues to develop and sustain a robust democracy. This important new book explores the problem of.

    This book sets out to analyse the relationship between people and parliament in the European Union and the problem of participation in European Parliament elections. It begins by examining the concepts of democracy and legitimacy as applied to the supranational level of governance, by briefly reviewing approaches to the study of turnout, including the approach embodied in the second‐order. ‘Democratic Innovations explains why we should not be satisfied with our received institutions of representative government. Deftly navigating this rapidly evolving field, Graham Smith shows how democratic methods such as citizen assemblies, direct legislation, and electronic participation can deepen the quality of democracy all over the world.’Cited by:


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Using a national sample survey and interviews with leaders in 64 communities, the authors investigate the correlation between socioeconomic status and political participation.

Recipient of the Kammerer Award (), Participation in America provides fundamental information about the nature of American by: The first part of the book, inevitably, deals with the influence of Schumpeter's attempt to revise democratic theory to one based on non-participation by the masses, based on periodic elections.

As Pateman is at pains to point out, Schumpeter conceived democracy as a popular contest for the votes of a (largely ignorant) by: Political Participation and American Democracy (Contributions in Medical Studies,) [Crotty, William] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Political Participation and American Democracy (Contributions in Medical Studies,). A comprehensive text on the theory and practice of public participation.

Written by two leaders in the field, Public Participation for 21 st Century Democracy explores the theory and practice of public participation in decision-making and problem-solving.

It examines how public participation developed over time to include myriad thick, thin, and conventional opportunities, occurring in both. This book was originally published as a special issue of the Journal of Civil Society.

Table of Contents The participatory democracy turn: an introduction Laurence Bherer, Pascale Dufour and Françoise Montambeault Participatory enthusiasms: a recent history of citizen engagement initiatives Francesca Polletta The mantra of empowerment talk: an essay Nina Eliasoph Does participation mean reciprocal.

The papers in this collection, written by a cross-regional group of experts, provide insights into the causes of declining levels of citizen participation and other distinct forms of civic activism in Europe and explore a range of factors contributing to apathy and eventually disengagement from.

A comprehensive text on the theory and practice of public participation Written by two leaders in the field, Public Participation for 21st Century Democracy explores the theory and practice of public participation in decision-making and problem-solving.

It examines how public participation developed over time to include myriad thick, thin, and conventional opportunities, occurring in both face. LibraryThing Review User Review - thcson - LibraryThing.

An argument for democratization in economic enterprises. The book is basically first a literature review of selected democratic theorists who have broached the topic of workplace democracy and then an 4/5(3). Organizing Democracy The Construction of Agency in Practice This fresh and fascinating book adds an organizational perspective to the analysis of governance and democracy.

It argues that a number of organizational factors challenge. Polyarchy: Participation and Opposition. Amidst all the emotional uproar about democracy and the widespread talk of revolution comes this clear call to reason—a mind-stretching book that equips the young and the old suddenly to see an ageless problem of society in a new and exciting way/5.

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Participation and Democratic Theory Carole Pateman At the beginning of the century the size fluential book Capitalism, Socialism and Democ-racy () was in fact written before the vast about the central role of participation in the theory of democracy; prevented it even on the part of writers who wished to defend a partici.

The varieties of workplace democracy described in this study have been greeted with suspicion and outright hostility by most Canadian trade unionists. This response contrasts with the strong support given by most western European trade unionists to the co-determination and works councils forms of employee participation.

This book presents case studies of public participation in democratic governance in South Africa. It examines the voluntary activities by which members of the public share in the processes of governance through democratic institutions.

Each case study outlines a number of opportunities for, and constraints to, public participation in democratic processes. Student Book Purpose of Lesson In this lesson you will learn about one of the most important rights of citizenship.

This is the right to participate in governing our nation. The lesson will discuss the different ways you may participate. It will also suggest those things you should think about in deciding whether or not you should participate.

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This chapter looks at democracy and at public participation in a democracy. Democracy Democracy is a way of governing a country. The most common definition of democracy is ‘rule by the people’.

Citizens are given an opportunity to choose public representatives to represent them in government. They do this in regular, free and fair Size: KB.

The last half of the 20th century has been an era of democratic triumph. The main anti-democratic regimes - communist, fascist, Nazi - have disappeared, and new democracies are emerging vigorously or tentatively throughout the world.

In this book, one of the most prominent political theorists of our time provides a primer on democracy 3/5(6). A third definition states that participation in decision making is: the totality of such forms of upward exertions of power by subordinates in organisations as are perceived to be legitimate by themselves and their superiors (Lammers,p.

Mobilization, Participation, and Democracy in America provides a thorough analysis of the dynamics of citizen involvement in American politics over the past four decades and identifies who participates in the political process, when they participate, and why/5(5). Participation without Democracy uses Rodan’s long-term fieldwork in Singapore, the Philippines, and Malaysia to develop a modes of participation (MOP) framework that has general application across different regime types among both early-developing and late-developing capitalist societies.

His MOP framework is a sophisticated, original, and.Why Socrates Hated Democracy - The Book of Life is the 'brain' of The School of Life, a gathering of the best ideas around wisdom and emotional intelligence. We are used to thinking very highly of democracy – and by extension, of Ancient Athens, the civilisation that gave rise to it.Book Description.

Exploring practitioner research and the possibilities it creates for increasing student participation and developing inclusive practices in educational contexts, this insightful text presents a range of original and innovative approaches to Action Research, and highlights the critical relationship between educational theory, research and practice in transformative action.