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Who do the local councillors of Europe represent?

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Part of the Urban and Regional Research International book series (URI, volume 14)

Abstract

The core of politics is to manage conflicts of interests between groups and individuals in society. For some conflicts, traditional political ideologies provide guidelines on how interests should be treated and prioritized. Labour and business interests are intertwined with the left-right dimension, women’s rights are defined and defended by feminists, and conservative nationalists have very different views from liberal pluralists on rights of different ethnic and religious groups.

Keywords

Ethnic Minority Active Representation White Collar White Collar Worker Local Councillor 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Public AdministrationUniversity of GothenburgGothenburgSweden

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