Private Groups and Public Life

Social Participation and Political Involvement in Representative Democracies

Edited by Jan W. van Deth

Foreword by Hans Keman

© 1997 – Routledge

262 pages

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Hardback: 9780415169554
pub: 1997-11-13
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About the Book

This book focuses on the changing relationship between social and political involvement in Western Europe. Empirical case studies examine how new social movements interact with conventional political structures as individuals and groups experiment with new forms of political expression. The results indicate not a declining, but a changing democratic culture.

About the Series

Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL000000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / General