Popular Participation

Civic Education S.S.S 2 First Term


Popular Participation

Performance Objectives

Student should be able to:

1. Define popular participation in politics

2. Give reasons why people do not participate in politics


1. Definition of popular participation

2. Reasons why people do not participate in politics e.g.

- economic obstacle, discrimination, illiteracy etc.

Definition of Popular Participation

The term, ‘participation’ means the involvement of persons in the process of determining decisions on matters that affect them.

Popular participation can be defined as the process whereby the majority of the citizens in a state or country show interest in partaking in the affairs and decision making of the state.

Popular participation involves the input of citizen and enabling them to be involved in the decision making of the.... View More

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