Political Participation and Civic Engagement : towards a New Typology

@inproceedings{EKMAN2012PoliticalPA,
  title={Political Participation and Civic Engagement : towards a New Typology},
  author={JOAKIM EKMAN and Erik},
  year={2012}
}
  • JOAKIM EKMAN, Erik
  • Published 2012
Reviewing the literature on political participation and civic engagement, the article offers a critical examination of different conceptual frameworks. Drawing on previous definitions and operationalisations, a new typology for political participation and civic engagement is developed, highlighting the multidimensionality of both concepts. In particular, it makes a clear distinction between manifest “political participation” (including formal political behaviour as well as protest or extra… CONTINUE READING