Political Participation of Ethnic Associations. Exploring the Importance of Organisational Level Differences in Resources, Motivation and Recruitment Networks

Publication year: 2010

Per Strömblad and Bo Bengtsson

This study looks at political integration of ethnic minorities through examining the resources, motivation and recruitment networks of ethnic associations, and how these influence collectively organized political participation. The results indicate that participation in ethnic associations vary according to a multitude of factors, and members’ proficiency in the Swedish language is not important in this respect.

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Publication year: 2010

Per Strömblad and Bo Bengtsson

This study looks at political integration of ethnic minorities through examining the resources, motivation and recruitment networks of ethnic associations, and how these influence collectively organized political participation. The results indicate that participation in ethnic associations vary according to a multitude of factors, and members’ proficiency in the Swedish language is not important in this respect.

Download Working Paper 2010 no.12