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Ways to Political Participation In Modern Day Ukraine
Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Government.
2015 (English)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

Building on interviews with young activists of the Euromaidan movement, this paper examines the possibilities for civil society engagement in today’s Ukraine. In Ukraine, the level of civil society engagement is one of the lowest in the postsoviet world, while at the same time millions of people take part in large protest movements. The material shows that, and present explanations to why, young people who are keen to engage do so in many ways, without this engagement resulting in a long-term civil society engagement. 

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Keyword [en]
Ukraine, civil society, youth participation, Euromaidan, Post-Communism
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Political Science
URN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-269100OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-269100DiVA: diva2:882157
Subject / course
Political Science
Educational program
Bachelor Programme in Political Science
Available from: 2015-12-16 Created: 2015-12-14 Last updated: 2015-12-16Bibliographically approved

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