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The Political Participation of the Poor: Local Social Context and the Impact of Social Ties on the Political Engagement of Poor Individuals


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Title: The Political Participation of the Poor: Local Social Context and the Impact of Social Ties on the Political Engagement of Poor Individuals
Authors: Jöst, Prisca
Issue Date: 18-May-2021
University: University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Social Sciences
Göteborgs universitet. Samhällsvetenskapliga fakulteten
Institution: Department of Political Science ; Statsvetenskapliga institutionen
Parts of work: Jöst, P. (2020) Mobilization without Organization? Grievances and Group Solidarity of the Unemployed in Tunisia. Mobilization: An International Quarterly 25(2): 265-283.
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Jöst, P. (2021) Where do the poor vote? Neighbourhood Social Context and individual Voting Intentions in England. Unpublished Manuscript.

Jöst, P and Lust, E. (2021) Neighborhood Social Context and Compliance among the Poor. Unpublished Manuscript.
Date of Defence: 2021-06-11
Disputation: Fredagen den 11 juni 2021, kl. 14.15 i Sappören, Sprängkullsgatan 25, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: Göteborg Studies in Politics
167
Keywords: Political Participation
Poverty
Social Ties
Social Context
Voting
Abstract: Research on political participation finds that poor citizens engage less in politics than wealthy citizens. Yet, recent survey evidence also suggests that there is crucial variation in the poor’s level of engagement within the same country and across neighborhoods and villages. However, most of the existing literature falls short in explaining variation between poor citizens living in different communities. Therefore, we still do not fully understand why some poor citizens are more or less likel... more
ISBN: 978-91-8009-375-0
978-91-8009-374-3
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/68338
Appears in Collections:Doctoral Theses from University of Gothenburg / Doktorsavhandlingar från Göteborgs universitet
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