Contemporary Approaches to Political Participation
For a sound and working democratic system, citizen engagement in politics is of utmost importance. Especially in today’s world where international politics are interrupted by populist political elites and authoritarian governments, civic engagement functions as an essential element of check and balance mechanism in the overall political system. As the opportunities for political participation increase, participation means and channels diversify every day.
In this context, political participation research in modern world
is very promising in terms of understanding contemporary debates and key
concepts of political participation. This book contains eight articles on political participation and
current debates from theoretical examinations to specific practices. The
articles prepared with different perspectives from different parts of the world
make an academic contribution in the light of concepts that have changed
meaning and changed globally.
|Dr. Selman Özdan, Monika Gabriela Bartoszewicz, Prof. Dr. Ersin Kalaycıoğlu, Do Ngoc Thao, Asrat Adugna Jimma, Dr. Kuznetsova Yelena Vladimirovna, Bekir Sadık Topaloğlu, Dr. Andrew J. Spencer