Chapter 7 - Political Participation and Voting

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1Chapter 7 Political Participation and Voting I. Political Participation and Democracy. A. Influence Public Policy and Leadership. B. Participation and Democratic Ideal. II. Types of Political Participation. A. Voting. Why Vote?. i. Expansion of Right to Vote. ii. Voter Turnout. 1. Low Voter Turnout in US. 2. Registration. And National ID 3. Frequency of Elections. 4. Party Differences. 5. One Party Control 6. SES iii. Prospective and Retrospective Voting. B. Other Forms of Participation.
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Unformatted text preview: i. Campaign Activities. ii. Community Activities. iii. Lobbying Groups. iv. Politics in the Media. v. Church. vi. Virtual Participation. vii. Bowling Alone. Robert Putnam. Social Capital. Saliens - what really makes you go out and vote “I’m mad as hell and I’m not going to take it anymore. .. because. ....” Gender gap occurred- women originally had voted with their husbands. ... Women then became more...
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This note was uploaded on 05/04/2008 for the course POL 1013. taught by Professor Harmon during the Fall '06 term at The University of Texas at San Antonio- San Antonio.

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