Citizenship and Involvement in European Democracies
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Citizenship and Involvement in European Democracies by Jan W. van Deth
Book DescriptionThis unique study presents the results of a cross-national analysis of citizenship and participation among citizens in twelve European democracies. Research on the future and quality of contemporary democracy is usually restricted to focus either on political participation, on particular aspects of citizenship, or on social activities, exclusively. This new book offers the first empirical investigation of the relationships both between social and political involvement, and between 'small-scale' and 'large-scale' democracies. Citizenship and Involvement in European Democracies offers representative samples of the populations in a selection of European countries between 2000-2002, including: Denmark, Germany (East and West), Moldova, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, and Switzerland. The leading contributors provide new theoretical insights and offer a broad conceptualization of citizenship, stimulating the ongoing discussions about the problems and challenges of democratic political systems. This book has a companion volume entitled Social Capital and Associations in European Democracies edited by William A. Maloney and Sigrid Rossteutscher (Routledge, 2006). Both volumes will be of great interest to students and researchers of European politics, comparative politics and sociology.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415412315
(234mm x 156mm x 33mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 24-Nov-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Jan W. van Deth
Foundations of Comparative Politics, Hardback (May 2016)
This concise, comprehensive overview of comparative politics blends theory and evidence across democratic systems and is updated throughout.
New Participatory Dimensions in Civil Society, Paperback (May 2014)
This volume explores how citizens participate in democratic politics and the development of new participatory forms. It demonstrates that while the benefits of an active citizenry appear great in advanced democracies, many citizens don't find political involvement attractive and opt for individualized modes of collective action.
Civil Society and Activism in Europe, Hardback (March 2010)
Examines the role of civil society organizations in several advanced European democracies: Germany, the Netherlands, Spain, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. This book focuses on how voluntary organizations contribute to civic and democratic health and assesses the impact of different organizational types on social capital.
Citizenship and Involvement in European Democracies, Paperback (June 2008)» View all books by Jan W. van Deth
Presents the results of a cross-national analysis of citizenship and participation among citizens in twelve European democracies. This book offers the empirical investigation of the relationships both between social and political involvement, and between 'small-scale' and 'large-scale' democracies.
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Author Biography - Jan W. van Deth
University of Mannheim, Germany Instituto Juan March de Estudios e Investigaciones, Spain Uppsala University, Sweden
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