2013

Democracy in Transition

Political Participation in the European Union

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ISBN: 978-3-642-30067-7 (Print) 978-3-642-30068-4 (Online)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xii

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    Pages 1-17

    Introduction

  3. Theorizing Political Participation

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 19-19

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      Pages 21-42

      Contemporary Political Participation Research: A Critical Assessment

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      Pages 43-60

      The Post-Welfare State and Changing Forms of Political Participation

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      Pages 61-75

      The Rise of the “Pleasure Citizen”: How Leisure Can be a Site for Alternative Forms of Political Participation

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      Pages 77-93

      “Parties with No Members?”: How to Ensure Political Participation in East Central Europe

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      Pages 95-107

      Gender and Political Participation in Western and Eastern Europe

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      Pages 109-134

      Trust and Openness: Prerequisites for Democratic Engagement?

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      Pages 135-157

      “From Athens to Athens”. Europe, Crisis, and Democracy: Suggestions for a Debate

  4. the Internet and Political Participation

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 159-159

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      Pages 161-178

      EU Democracy and E-Democracy: Can the Two Be Reconciled?

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      Pages 179-198

      The Internet as a New Channel for Political Participation?

  5. Case Studies

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 199-199

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      Pages 201-223

      Transnational Citizenship as Status, Identity and Participation: Comparative Assessment

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      Pages 225-251

      Political Participation and Non-democratic Political Culture in Western Europe, East-Central Europe and Post-Yugoslav Countries

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      Pages 253-272

      Political Engagement Among the Youth: Effects of Political Socialization Across Europe

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      Pages 273-289

      The Impact of Socio-economic Status on Political Participation