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Participation and political equality : a seven-nation comparison

Author: Sidney Verba; H Norman Nie; Jae-On Kim
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, ©1978.
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This book provides insight into an ongoing debate among political scientists and sociologist: why is political participation in some nations distributed evenly across economic, social, and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sidney Verba; H Norman Nie; Jae-On Kim
ISBN: 0521297214 9780521297219
OCLC Number: 397893737
Notes: Notes au bas des p.
Description: xxi, 394 p. : fig., tabl. ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction; 2. Comparing participatory systems; 3. The modes of democratic participation; 4. The puzzle; 5. Individual propensities and institutional constraints: a model; 6. Parties and organisations; 7. Individual and institutional forces: the model applied; 8. Some variations on our model: parties of the left and right; 9. Social segmentation and political equality: expectations; 10. Social segmentation and political equality: application; 11. Party and participation in Yugoslavia; 12. Men and women: sex-related differences in political activity; 13. the community context of participation; 14. Stratification and politics: some consequences; Appendices.
Responsibility: Sidney Verba, Norman H. Nie, Jae-on Kim.
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