Weak Citizenship

Axel Hadenius

in Institutions and Democratic Citizenship

Published in print July 2001 | ISBN: 9780199246663
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191599392 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Studies in Democratization

 Weak Citizenship

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Examines three common forms of week citizenship: clientilism, populism, and so‐called social movements. All three contain organizational qualities, in different ways, which could be favourable for democracy. At the same time, important qualities are lacking.

Keywords: citizenship; clientilism; democracy; organizational traits; populism; social movements

Chapter.  6919 words. 

Subjects: Politics

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