Community, Civic Engagement and Democratic Governance in Africa: The Case of Ghana by Mary R. Anderson
English | PDF,EPUB | 2022 | 143 Pages | ISBN : 3030977404 | 4.8 MB
This book explores how community influences civic engagement, focusing on the case of Ghana. It offers an interdisciplinary perspective to those studying psychology, political development and civic engagement in African countries. Previous research has shown that the social and economic context in which an individual interacts influences their political behaviors and attitudes, and that personal characteristics account for differences in political behavior and attitudes. This work moves away from the cultural demographics of a person, which often take center stage in existing investigations of partisan political behavior in the African context, and addresses the following five questions:(1) To what extent do individual traits influence civic engagement in Ghana?