chapter 7
Download
Skip this Video
Download Presentation
Chapter 7

Loading in 2 Seconds...

play fullscreen
1 / 10

Chapter 7 - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 198 Views
  • Uploaded on

Chapter 7. Political Participation and Voting: Expressing the Popular Will. 7-2. Walter Lippmann. We are concerned in public affairs, but immersed in our private ones. 7-3. Voter Participation. Suffrage Factors in Voter Turnout: The United States in Comparative Perspective

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about 'Chapter 7' - bernad


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
chapter 7

Chapter 7

Political Participation and Voting: Expressing the Popular Will

walter lippmann
7-2 Walter Lippmann

We are concerned in public affairs, but immersed in our private ones.

voter participation
7-3 Voter Participation
  • Suffrage
  • Factors in Voter Turnout: The United States in Comparative Perspective
    • Registration Requirements
    • Frequency of Elections
    • Party Differences
voter participation4
7-4 Voter Participation
  • Why Some Americans Vote and Others Do Not
    • Civic Attitudes
      • Civic Duty
      • Apathy
      • Alienation
    • Age
    • Education
    • Income
voter participation5
7-5 Voter Participation
  • The Impact of the Vote
    • Elections do not normally produce a “mandate”
    • Prospective Voting
    • Retrospective Voting
    • Economic conditions usually play a factor, with some consideration of foreign policy issues
conventional forms of participation other than voting
7-6 Conventional Forms of Participation Other Than Voting
  • Campaign Activities
  • Community Activities
  • Lobbying Group Activities
  • Following Politics in the Media
  • Virtual Participation
unconventional activism social movements and protest politics
7-7 Unconventional Activism: Social Movements and Protest Politics
  • Social movements do not always succeed.
  • Protests go back to the Boston Tea Party.
  • Protests are often calculated acts.
  • Protest movements seldom gain broad public support.
  • But protests are often tolerated.
participation and the potential for influence
7-8 Participation and the Potential for Influence
  • Most citizens take little interest in participation, except for voting
  • Class bias: public versus private
  • Low participation rates of lower-income people
  • Participation rates parallel private influence
ad