Representative Decision Making: Constituency Constraints on Collective Action

  • Daniel Druckman
  • Esra Çuhadar
  • Nimet Beriker
  • Betul Celik


This chapter focuses on the role of group and national identity in various types of collective actions. It features the decision to take action and asks about factors that influence that decision. Thus, our perspective is from the standpoint of the decision-maker who usually represents a collectivity (group, organization, nation). The interest is less about those decision-makers’ own identities and attachments than about various drivers and constraints on their decisions to act.


Collective Action Primary Identity Political System National Identity Violent Action 
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  • Daniel Druckman
    • 1
  • Esra Çuhadar
  • Nimet Beriker
  • Betul Celik
  1. 1.PotomacUSA

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