Political Participation Capital

Political Participation Capital

Jan Ryszard Garlicki


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The book discusses the issue of the correlation between social capital and political participation. The reader is given an extensive overview of the social capital term as well as the conventional and unconventional political participation terms including the historical conceptualization of the paradigm as well as its modern interpretations. Furthermore, the author explores the issue through empirical studies – conducted in 2017 and 2018 as a part of research grant titled 'Political Participation of Poles – New Challenges and Forms of Activity'. Through the study, the Author establishes the indicators of independent variables shaping political participation among Poles. Lastly, the author provides theoretical syntheses in the form of typology of political participation models.


Jan Ryszard Garlicki:

Jan Garlicki is a professor of political science in the Faculty of Political Science and International Studies at the University of Warsaw. His research interests include political sociology, culture, and participation, changes in the consciousness of Central European societies, attitudes and behavior of youth, and political and election marketing.