A Review on Political Participation

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Deb Proshad Halder
Sharon Campbell-Phillips


This conceptual paper tends to abridge all the theories on political participation in voting system as well as contributing to the government. Political participation is a mandatory choice needs to be analyzed as it is a choice that the state had imposed on its citizens though it centres round very significant factors. Political participation is a necessary ingredient of every political system. By involving many in the matters of the state, political participation fosters stability and order by reinforcing the legitimacy of political authority. This review article defines the political participation, participants, the necessity of participation, the social, political, economic as well as psychological state of affairs that influence citizens to participate. It also highlights the apathy behind not participating and the types and causes of political participation. Thus the paper tries to present a thorough picture of the issues behind the process of political participation.

Politics, participation, citizen, State, voting, apathy, political will

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Halder, D. P., & Campbell-Phillips, S. (2020). A Review on Political Participation. Asian Journal of Education and Social Studies, 7(2), 1-15. https://doi.org/10.9734/ajess/2020/v7i230191
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