New modes of political participation: protests and institutional participation in Brazil and Portugal in a comparative perspective

The cooperation aims at expanding the institutional and scientific cooperation between Portugal and Brazil by stimulating the exchange of lecturers, researchers and students around expounding the problem and understanding of modes of political participation with an emphasis on forms of protest and institutionalized citizen participation in participatory budgeting processes in Portugal and Brazil.
Specific objectives: 1) to identify tendencies and determinants of participation in protests and participatory budgeting processes; 2) to identify patterns of political engagement according to participant profiles (gender, age, race, socioeconomic
and cultural factors); 3) to integrate the patterns of political interactions of the various forms into a general understanding of the national contexts and to changes in the models of citizen participation in occidental democracies.

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Project Funding
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (FCT) | CAPES
External Partners
CIES-IUL - Centre for Research and Studies in Sociology
Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina - UFSC
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