Democracy and political participation

What role does participation play in a democracy? A democratic image of society is characterized by the fact that it does not see people as subjects, but as citizens who actively participate in political processes. Democracy and participation are inextricably linked in this sense. This is particularly evident in elections and votes, which are a central component of the democratic […]

Citizen political participation: An overall strategy

The term citizen participation aims at the participation of citizens in the political decision-making and decision-making processes. The term is used for a large number of different processes. Two basic ways of political participation The “formal” way It concerns the procedures of direct democracy and legally anchored participation processes. Examples of this path are elections, referendums, and referendums, or referendums […]