What is Electoral Participation?
Electoral participation: The range of activities by which individuals
attempt to affect the outcome of an election, including not only partisan
activities, which favor a particular candidate, but also
Robert Moses and the Struggle for African American Voting Rights
- It took more than 30 years from the adoption of the constitution for most states to allow
people without property to vote.
- Women gained the right to vote in elections in 1920
- Young pe
Political Equality (Second benchmark of indirect dem)
14th Amendment: "Equal protection"; everyone in a democracy
is treated the same by gov.
Political equality: Each person, being of equal intrinsic value as
other humans, carries the same weight in v
Order Book Notes
AJB theories based on Mary Douglas
"The moral order is infused into our structuring of reality with categories and
classifications such that sorting, tidying, cleaning and putting things in their place in
general act to reinforce ritua
Collective Goods Problem: The problem of how to provide something that benefits
all members of a group regardless of what each member contributes to it
Small groups are easier to manage than large ones, seeing as cheating (or free riding)
of one member i