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CHAPTER 6 Political Participation IMPORTANT TERMS *activist An individual who actively promotes a political party, philosophy, or issue he and/or she cares personally about. *Australian ballot An election ballot of uniform size printed by the government and cast in secret. campaigners According to Sidney Verba and Norman Nie, people who not only vote but like to get involved in campaign activities as well. They are better educated than the average voter, but what distinguishes them most is their interest in the conflicts of politics, their clear party identification, and their willingness to take strong positions.
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communalists According to Sidney Verba and Norman Nie, people who tend to reserve their energies for community activities. They prefer to avoid the partisanship and conflicts that characterize campaigns. Their education and income are similar to those of campaigners. complete activists According to Sidney Verba and Norman Nie, people who are highly educated, have high incomes, and tend to be middle-aged rather than young or old. These people participate in all forms of politics and account for 11 percent
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This note was uploaded on 12/14/2009 for the course GOVT 32 taught by Professor Lind during the Spring '09 term at École Normale Supérieure.

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