project . 2015 - 2018 . Closed

PARTISPACE

Spaces and Styles of Participation. Formal, non-formal and informal possibilities of young people’s participation in European cities.
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  • Funder: European CommissionProject code: 649416 Call for proposal: H2020-YOUNG-SOCIETY-2014
  • Funded under: H2020 | RIA Overall Budget: 2,575,960 EURFunder Contribution: 1,985,710 EUR
  • Status: Closed
  • Start Date
    01 May 2015
    End Date
    30 Apr 2018
  • Detailed project information (CORDIS)
Description
Existing research suggests that political participation and European orientation of young people depend on how they experience influence and involvement at local level. This reflects that individuals need the experience of self-efficacy to engage in wider communities. Research also reveals that only few young people engage in formalised participation (parties, trade unions, or youth councils) as these are not flexible enough for individualised concerns, biographies and life styles and they reflect patterns of social inequality. The project Spaces and Styles of Participation (PARTISPACE) starts from the assumption that all young people do participate while not al...
Description
Existing research suggests that political participation and European orientation of young people depend on how they experience influence and involvement at local level. This reflects that individuals need the experience of self-efficacy to engage in wider communities. Research also reveals that only few young people engage in formalised participation (parties, trade unions, or youth councils) as these are not flexible enough for individualised concerns, biographies and life styles and they reflect patterns of social inequality. The project Spaces and Styles of Participation (PARTISPACE) starts from the assumption that all young people do participate while not al...
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