Our aim is to deliver electoral registration and electoral systems that are efficient, inclusive, and that work for all.
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There is growing concern in both academic and policy circles about disaffection and disengagement of citizens from the political system in advanced industrial liberal democracies. Numerous studies within political scienc...
Funded by: AHRC
Lead research organisation: University of Southampton
The project investigates democratic innovations and citizen participation, which directly addresses the question's focus on models for encouraging wider participation and empowerment.
The state of democracy has emerged as a global concern in recent decades. In established multi-party systems, levels of electoral turnout and party membership seem to be in terminal decline (Norris 1999; Pharr & Putn...
Funded by: ESRC
Lead research organisation: University of Sheffield
The project explores civil society strategies for democratic renewal, which partially addresses the question by focusing on the role of civil society in promoting participation and empowerment.
First times are moments that many never forget. According to Bruter and Harrison (2017), 73% of British people, 82% of Americans, and 90% of South Africans remember their first vote. The existing literature has also conf...
Funded by: ESRC
Lead research organisation: London School of Economics & Pol Sci
The project focuses on first-time voters and their electoral participation, which partially addresses the question by examining one specific aspect of citizen participation and engagement.