Cross-national comparison of political participation and social contribution Japan survey report by Wataru Matsumoto

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StatementWataru Matsumoto and Tadahiko Maeda
SeriesResearch report. General series -- no. 98 = -- Tōkei Sūri Kenkyūjo kenkyū ripōto -- 98
LC ClassificationsJQ1681 .S4496 2008a
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Pagination165 p. ;
Number of Pages165
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Open LibraryOL24421531M
LC Control Number2009509474

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The authors Cross-national comparison of political participation and social contribution book and describe four models of how protests publics’ participation in politics, policy development, and processes of democratization function as drivers of social change.

It is believed that protest movements effect greater changes in embedded democracies and achieve little or even are destroyed in authoritarian : Dmitry G. Zaytsev, Anastasia I. Galina, Anna A.

Sokol. Social Media as a Public Space for Politics: Cross-National Comparison of News Consumption and Participatory Behaviors in the United States and the United Kingdom and political participation. This is the first book to compare the distinctive welfare states of Latin America, East Asia, and Eastern Europe.

Stephan Haggard and Robert Kaufman trace the historical origins of social policy in these regions to crucial political changes in the mid-twentieth century, and show how the legacies of these early choices are influencing welfare reform following democratization and ed on: Septem Originally published in by Rand McNally College Publishing Company, this volume serves as a compilation of propositions on political participation with supporting discussions, incorporating cross-national research from such countries as Bangladesh, Israel, Malaysia, Nigeria, and Latin America/5.

This book analyses the various ways and the extent to which young people participate in politics, focusing primarily on the UK and including cross-national comparisons where : Palgrave Macmillan UK.

The production of social capital in personal networks was examined with the use of social network and participation data from the American study of the Cross National Election Project.

The results suggest that politically relevant social capital (that is, social capital that facilitates political engagement) is generated in personal.

This book analyses the various ways and the extent to which young people participate in politics, focusing primarily on the UK and including cross-national comparisons where relevant.

This book argues that non-governmental organizations (NGOs) have an important effect on political participation in the developing world. Contrary to popular belief, they promote moderate political participation through formal mechanisms such as voting only.

Understanding the costs and benefits of political participation Jonathan Baron Overview Democracy is a human invention, a “design” that serves certain functions.

My hypothesis is that citizens do not understand its functions very well, theoretically, and, as a result, they often fail collectively to take full advantage of what it can do. 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. 4 The electoral system and political parties 19 5 Concentration of power and abuse of the rule of law 21 6 Local self-governance and the devolution of power 24 Conclusion and recommendations 26 Part II Kenya: Democracy and Political Participation Main Report 29 Executive summary 31 A.

Introduction 31 B. The socio-political context 31 C. Maria T. Grasso has certainly avoided these traps with her book Generations, Political participation and Social Change in Western Europe and, despite the proliferation of papers on the same topic, has written a remarkable, comprehensive and intelligible analysis of one of the most important aspects of youth studies – political participation.

The primary focus will be on political participation in the United States but all parts of the course have a comparative element, especially with respect to Europe. This course is designed primarily for American and comparative students. C.J. Uhlaner, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, Political participation refers to voluntary activities undertaken by the mass public to influence public policy, either directly or by affecting the selection of persons who make policies.

Examples of these activities include voting in elections, helping a political campaign, donating money to a candidate or. the relation between work values and political participation has also not been examined comparatively.

o deal with the variety in economic and politit - cal constellations in which work values could be relevant for people’s political participation, we propose a cross-national approach. More specifically, we. 6 Enhancing Youth Political Participation throughout the Electoral Cycle, A Good Practice Guide, UNDP, December 7 Page XXXV, World Youth Report.

This book develops and empirically tests a social theory of political participation. It overturns prior understandings of why some people (such as college-degree holders, churchgoers, and citizens in national rather than local elections) vote more often than others.

The book shows that the standard demographic variables are not proxies for Reviews: 2. Youth Political Participation at Local Level Gender and Political Participation Conclusion.- Bibliography.- Index.

(source: Nielsen Book Data) Summary This book analyses the various ways and the extent to which young people participate in politics, focusing primarily on the UK and including cross-national comparisons where relevant.

Public participation, also known as citizen participation, is the inclusion of the public in the activities of any organization or participation is similar to but more inclusive than stakeholder engagement. Generally public participation seeks and facilitates the involvement of those potentially affected by or interested in a decision.

There is a strong link between education and political participation. In 13 nations, those with more education are more likely to post their views online.

1 In seven nations, they are more likely to have donated money to a political or social organization. And in six countries, they are more likely to participate in a political protest. From this, we identify the following generic quality criteria for cross-country comparisons: (1) appropriate use of theory, (2) explicit selection of comparator countries, (3) rigour of the comparative design, (4) attention to the complexity of cross-national comparison, (5) rigour of the research methods, and (6) contribution to knowledge.

The Narrative of the Political Trust Crisis. In their report “The Crisis of Democracy” to the Trilateral Committee, Michel Crozier, Samuel Huntington, and Joji Watanuki set off a debate on what they called “the increasing delegitimation of authority”: “In most of the Trilateral countries in the past decade there has been a decline in the confidence and trust which the people.

participation in political life, the Union thus endeavoured to enrich the work of the United Nations. programmes and measures which represent a plus for democracy and for social balance and progress. Moreover, the study underscores once again the urgent need for As a contribution to the preparation of those documents, the Inter.

Media democracy is a democratic approach to media studies that advocates for the reform of mass media to strengthen public service broadcasting and develop participation in alternative media and citizen journalism in order to create a mass media system that informs and empowers all members of society and enhances democratic values.

Media is also defined as "medium" a way of communicating with. analysis of other forms of political participation like campaigning, taking part in demonstrations, or signing a petition. Exactly this theoretical gap in political participation research presents the main focus of this paper.

In order to give a contextual explanation of political participation, the paper draws on the social movement literature. What contribution does social capital make compared with the other factors.

And how—through what channels—is social capital brought to bear on issues of democratic participation. These questions are examined here with the help of an original data set collected over 2 years for 69 village communities in two north Indian states, including.

Social Sciences Electing Peace: From Civil Conflict to Political Participation Matanock draws on new worldwide cross-national data on electoral participation provisions, case studies in Central America, and interviews with representatives of all sides of the conflicts.

Matanock's study is a much-welcomed contribution to the field and. Political participation in the US has been problematic for much of our nation’s history.

In fact, the only time we had anything near full participation was when only white men could vote. Voter turnout declined from 79 percent of the eligible voting age population in to just 49 percent inwhen women gained the right to vote. Democracy: Cross-national Perspectives was published by Routledge in References Bratton, Michael.

“Democratic Attitudes and Political Participation: An Exploratory Comparison across World Regions.” Paper presented at the Congress of the International Political Science Association, Santiago, Chile, July. She works on social movements, protest and political participation.

Her work appears in top social science journals including British Journal of Sociology, Political Research Quarterly and European Political Science Review. Her most recent book is When Citizens Talk About Politics, edited with Bert Klandermans and published by Routledge ().

of this paper will be to explore the country level variables behind political interest and participation through the use of a cross-national comparative study. This should create a better understanding of the nature of political interest and participation and which variables are the most important for their creation.

In addition, this helps. preferences and political participation may be clouded by lumping the two groups together. What is required is a behavioral measure which can reveal distinct motivations and then map these motivations to political participation.

To examine the effect of distinct social preferences on political activity we designed a two part study. Youth, Inequality, and Political Participation in Hungary. 89 Disruptions in space and time: mapping generational value differences across Europe.

90 Political participation and engagement among German adults and youths before, during. political participation later in adulthood Participation promotes learning, empowerment and greater control over lives, which enables a wide range of voices to be heard.

• Makes policies and services appropriate for youth: building young people’s commitment to the solutions (Paris principle: “ownership”). traditional political participation, online political participation.

age, gender, and religious identity are all major social groups who partake in politics. African american & Latino voting patterns. are most likely to vote when residing in states with increased representation, or. “It is difficult to compare popular participation in Swiss elections with that in a cross-national comparative perspective, the SVP is the most successful populist party, and, as opposed to other parties such as Austria’s BÜHLMANN and FREITAG’s contribution focuses on political participation.

Cross-national comparison. The cross-national comparison aimed to compare Australian social work research with UK social work research.

The REF and ERA were compared; both used the reference period – The relevant Unit of Assessment in the UK REF exercise was UOA 22 social work and social policy.

Political participation are influenced by different forms of ways, for example, race is on of the many influences that affects political participation, it has been said that “Asians have higher than average resources and they appear to be strongly rooted in their residential communities cultural factors such as a community norm to avoid.

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"As is now well known, political parties in recent years have built databases to facilitate targeting strategies. These databases list the names and contact information for all voters in a district, along with information about their personal traits, their neighborhoods, and their history of political participation.

participation have been empirically explored else-where. Upper-class bias in elite decision making has been a prevalent theme in the literature since at least the time of Matthews's book, The Social Background of Political Decision-Makers.' The novelty in the Verba-Nie study seems to reside in the following important areas.

First, the authors.This book takes a closer look at the societal functions of sports clubs by using the broad range of empirical data of a comparative study. There is a limited amount of up-to-date knowledge on the functions of sports clubs and their potential to promote public health, social cohesion and democratic participation through volunteering and thus contribute to public welfare in European societies.The modes of democratic participation: a cross-national comparison, Issue 13 | UCAL:B | Sidney Verba, Norman H.

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