Standby citizens: diverse faces of political passivity

@article{Amn2013StandbyCD,
  title={Standby citizens: diverse faces of political passivity},
  author={Erik Amn{\aa} and Joakim Ekman},
  journal={European Political Science Review},
  year={2013},
  volume={6},
  pages={261 - 281}
}
The current debate on political participation is bound to a discussion about whether citizens are active or passive. This dichotomous notion is nurtured by an extensive normative debate concerning whether passivity is an asset or a threat to democracy; and it is especially manifest in studies of young people's political orientations. Drawing on this discussion, the present study goes beyond the dichotomy by keeping political interest conceptually separate from participation in order to improve… Expand
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