Political Participation in Britain

Political Participation in Britain : The Decline and Revival of Civic Culture

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This broad-ranging text examines the big issues about political attitudes, behaviour and participation in contemporary Britain. Written by a leading expert and drawing on extensive research, this will be essential reading for all students of British politics and everyone involved in the world of politics and policy.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 216 pages
  • 136 x 214 x 12mm | 281.23g
  • Palgrave USA
  • Palgrave MacMillan
  • Gordonsville, United States
  • English
  • 2011 ed.
  • 216 p.
  • 1403942668
  • 9781403942661
  • 1,098,978

About Paul Whiteley

PAUL WHITELEY Professor of Government at the University of Essex, UK. He is a former director of the Economic and Social Research Council Programme on Democracy and Participation, and has been the co-director of the British Election Study since 2001.
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Table of contents

British Democracy in the Twenty-First Century.- Changes in Political Values and Attitudes.- Trend in Participation in Britain.- Political Parties and Grassroots Activism.- Voluntary Activity and Social Capital.- The Media and Political Participation in Britain.- Britain in Comparative Perspective.- Government Effectiveness and Civil Society.- Civil Society and Governance in the Future.
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