Practicing Democracy

Local Activism and Politics in France and Finland

  • Eeva¬†Luhtakallio

About this book


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.


democracy gender methods participation politics sociology

Authors and affiliations

  • Eeva¬†Luhtakallio
    • 1
  1. 1.University of HelsinkiFinland

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2012
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Social Sciences Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-33918-1
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-36351-9
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