project . 2018 - 2022 . On going

DEMOS

Democratic Efficacy and the Varieties of Populism in Europe
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  • Funder: European CommissionProject code: 822590 Call for proposal: H2020-SC6-GOVERNANCE-2018
  • Funded under: H2020 | RIA Overall Budget: 3,037,780 EURFunder Contribution: 3,037,780 EUR
  • Status: On going
  • Start Date
    01 Dec 2018
    End Date
    30 Apr 2022
  • Detailed project information (CORDIS)
Description
DEMOS is built on the assumption that populism is symptomatic of a disconnect between how democratic polities operate and how citizens perceive their own aspirations, needs and identities within the political system. As such, DEMOS explores the practical value of ’democratic efficacy’ as the condition of political engagement needed to address the challenge of populism. The concept combines attitudinal features (political efficacy), political skills, knowledge, and democratic opportunity structures. In order to better understand populism DEMOS addresses its hitherto under-researched aspects at micro-, meso-, and macro-levels: its socio-psychological roots, social...
Description
DEMOS is built on the assumption that populism is symptomatic of a disconnect between how democratic polities operate and how citizens perceive their own aspirations, needs and identities within the political system. As such, DEMOS explores the practical value of ’democratic efficacy’ as the condition of political engagement needed to address the challenge of populism. The concept combines attitudinal features (political efficacy), political skills, knowledge, and democratic opportunity structures. In order to better understand populism DEMOS addresses its hitherto under-researched aspects at micro-, meso-, and macro-levels: its socio-psychological roots, social...
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