Political Engagement Low in Emerging and Developing Nations

Aside from Voting, Political Engagement Low in Emerging and Developing Nations
December 18, 2014

Many in Emerging and Developing Nations Disconnected from Politics

Participation Highest in Middle East

In recent years, high-profile protest movements have erupted in several emerging and developing countries, roiling, and sometimes overturning, the political status quo in Tunisia, Egypt, Turkey, Ukraine, Brazil, Thailand and other nations. Millions have demonstrated, and activists have pioneered new forms of online engagement.

However, a recent Pew Research Center survey finds that many people in these nations remain relatively disconnected from politics.
Political engagement varies considerably among different demographic groups. …read more

Source: Pew Research

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