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作者 Luhtakallio, Eeva
書名 Practicing democracy [electronic resource] : local activism and politics in France and Finland / Eeva Luhtakallio, University of Helsinki, Finland
出版項 New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012
國際標準書號 9780230363519 (electronic bk.)
0230363512 (electronic bk.)
book jacket
說明 1 online resource
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
附註 Includes bibliographical references
List of Tables -- List of Photos -- Check-in -- A Sociological Travelogue -- Local Scenes of Global Action: Group Styles of Local Collective Action and the Place of Politics -- Citizenship and Gender in Local Activism -- Visual Frames of Representing the Local Society -- Framing Democracy: Participation and Representation by Activists and Politicians -- Justifying in the Local Public Sphere: Newspaper Representations of Encounters between Citizens and Cities -- The Souvenirs: Politicization and Local Civic Practices in France and Finland -- Methods Appendix -- Data Appendix -- Bibliography -- Endnotes -- Index -- --
This book is about the mundane, local, every day practices that constitutes democracy. It defines politicization as the key process in understanding democracy in different cultural contexts throughstudies ofFrance and Finland. By means of comparative ethnographic, media, and visual analysis that focuseson how democracy is actually practiced in different contexts, thiswork sets outa more nuanced and controversial picture of two opposite models of European politics. The familiar juxtaposition of Southern and Northern political cultures is set in a new perspective through comparative analyses of politicizations: the processes of opening political arenas and recognizing controversy. The book explores the ways in which people in different contexts deliberate, resist, and politicize, and hence practice, challenge, and transform democracy in ways that are of relevance to all political systems
鏈接 Print version: Luhtakallio, Eeva. Practicing democracy. New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012 9780230309296 (DLC) 2011049325 (OCoLC)748328934
主題 Democracy -- France
Democracy -- Finland
Politics, Practical -- France
Politics, Practical -- Finland
Political participation -- France
Political participation -- Finland
France -- Politics and government
Finland -- Politics and government
Comparative government
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Sociology -- Urban. bisacsh
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Sociology -- General. bisacsh
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Social Policy. bisacsh
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Government -- Local. bisacsh
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Process -- General. bisacsh
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