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Politics in mass democracies: destined to disappoint?

Stoker, Gerry (2006) Politics in mass democracies: destined to disappoint? Representation, 42, (3), pp. 181-194. (doi:10.1080/00344890600844723).

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Mass democracies face a potential crisis because of the scale of discontent surrounding the political process. Discontent comes in two main forms: disengagement from politics and frustrated activism. If the twentieth century saw the establishment of mass democracy, the scale of discontent surrounding the political process in these democracies runs the risk of making these systems unsustainable in the twenty-first century.

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Published date: September 2006
Keywords: elections, political parties


Local EPrints ID: 47359
ISSN: 0034-4893
PURE UUID: d5de7eaa-f0e5-4151-8534-20b8b005c7ca

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Date deposited: 31 Jul 2007
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 15:04

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