The Resource Moved to Action : Motivation, Participation, and Inequality in American Politics, (electronic resource)

Moved to Action : Motivation, Participation, and Inequality in American Politics, (electronic resource)

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Moved to Action : Motivation, Participation, and Inequality in American Politics
Title
Moved to Action
Title remainder
Motivation, Participation, and Inequality in American Politics
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Wealthy, educated, and more privileged people are more likely to participate and be represented in politics than their poorer, less educated, and less privileged counterparts. To reduce these inequalities, we need a better understanding of how the disadvantaged become motivated to participate. Moved to Action fills the current gap in this area of research by examining the commitments and pathways through which the underprivileged become engaged in politics. Drawing on original, in-depth interviews with political activists and large-scale survey data, author Hahrie C. Han contests the traditional idea that people must be politicized before they participate, and that only idiosyncratic factors outside the control of the political system can drive motivation. Her findings show that that highly personal commitments, such as the quality of children's education or the desire to help a friend, have a disproportionately large impact in motivating political participation among people with fewer resources. Han makes the case that civic and political organizations can lay the foundation for greater citizen participation by helping people recognize the connections between their personal commitments and politics
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Han, Hahrie
Dewey number
323.0420973
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Political participation
  • Motivation (Psychology)
  • Equality
  • Poor
  • People with social disabilities
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
Moved to Action : Motivation, Participation, and Inequality in American Politics, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11891054
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11891054
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11891054
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remote
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11891054
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Moved to Action : Motivation, Participation, and Inequality in American Politics, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11891054
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11891054
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11891054
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11891054
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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