Practicing Democracy: Local Activism and Politics in France
This book is about the mundane، local، every day practices that constitutes democracy. Focusing on France and Finland، the book defines politicization as the key process in understanding democracy in different cultural contexts and shows a nuanced picture of two opposite models of European politics.
About the Author
Eva Luhtakallio is a researcher at the University of Helsinki، Finland، and a member of the Helsinki Research Group for Political Sociology. She is specialized in comparative political sociology، and has published on local democracy، gender and politics، practices of everyday politics and citizenship، and methodological issues in political sociology.