Feb. 2, 2012 Gov310L David Prindle

Feb. 2, 2012 Gov310L David Prindle - February 2, 2012...

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February 2, 2012 Participation I. Types of participation A. Informal participation – outside the legal structure A.i. Apathy: Seeking info on poll A.ii. Graffiti A.iii. Blogging A.iv. Occupy A.v. Death Threats A.vi. Assassination A.vii. Terrorism A.viii. Intense: Revolution B. Formal participation – the legal structure B.i. Apathy: seeking info B.ii. Button wearing B.iii. Bumper sticker B.iv. Voting B.v. Rally B.vi. Caucus B.vii. Funding B.viii. Intense: Running for office C. Huge drop off after voting. Everything becomes more intense II. Definition A. Act of contributing to or having an influence on the political process. III. Basic rules of the game of participation A. Rules of citizen participation – the more tightly organized are the institutions of participation alone, the more narrowly the participation rates of the lower classes will approach those of the middle and upper classes. B. Lower classes mean less education, middle and upper classes is high
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