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