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Simulation of Political Participation

Some things take time; but I have finally made available the full NetLogo code of an agent-based model that simulates different levels of political participation. In the process, I have attempted to use the… 184 more words

Didier Ruedin

Political Participation and Planners

When the public disengages from local politics, what does it mean for planners and other professionals in city government?  

In the story of Detroit, one of the newer chapters will be about what effect… 483 more words


Who Participates in Africa? Dispelling the Myth

Whenever discussing participation in Africa (as well as in other developing contexts) the issue of “who participates” often emerges. A constant in these conversations is an assumption that participation in the continent is strongly driven by material and immaterial resources (e.g. 381 more words

Citizen Engagement

Declining political party membership: The 2% Solution

No matter how popular — or, more often, unpopular — their leaders’ personalities are, there is little love out there for the political party. “Membership has been falling for many years, but the decline seems to be accelerating and taking on a different quality,” … 806 more words

Government And Politics

Alumni Highlight International Women's Day

U.S.-exchange program alumni across Pakistan organized many women’s empowerment programs in celebration of 2014 International Women’s Day. Here are just a few of the great activities that took place! 655 more words

Chapter Activities

The "Civil Society and the Non- Europe" Debate: What Breaks Europe?

On March 11  JoiEU partner Platforma de ONG de Accion Social, Spain carried out this month’s debate: “Civil Society and the Non- Europe Debate”. 104 more words

Citizen Participation EU

Stripped to their last pair of knickers... currency devaluation and protest in Kazakhstan

With everything that’s going on in Ukraine, you’ve probably missed a much smaller scale series of protests that have taken place this month in Kazakhstan. These protests, stimulated by the government’s decision to devalue the  1,071 more words