"Excuse us if we don't give a fuck": The (Anti-)Political Career of Participation

Barney, Darin
December 2010
Jeunesse: Young People, Texts, Cultures;Winter2010, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p138
Academic Journal
The article discusses the anti-political career of participation which emerged at the origins of citizenship. It notes the revival of the concept of citizenship as participation in democratic political critiques focusing on participatory deficiencies of representative processes and institutions. Participatory democracy is considered vital element in the shift in organized Anglo-American left in 20th century from democratic socialism.


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