Collaboration between Citizen Movements and Political Parties

Political Party Innovation Primer 3
576
This publication is only available in electronic format
Published: 
27 June 2018
Language: 
English
Pages: 
24
ISBN: 
978-91-7671-178-1 (PDF)

This Primer describes how successful collaboration can emerge between political parties and citizen movements, and thereby increase citizens’ involvement in politics. It is based on interviews and workshop discussions that took place in The Hague, the Netherlands, in November and December 2017, and draws mostly from the latest developments in political parties from Europe.

International IDEA’s Political Party Innovation Primers are designed to explain emerging trends and practices being adopted by political parties worldwide to reconnect with citizens. Each Primer provides guidance to citizens in general, and to members and sympathizers of existing or new parties in particular, on how to introduce innovative ideas and practices in their organizations.

The Primers aim to fill gaps in existing literature on selected topics, and draw on interviews and consultations with party activists and experts who have employed the innovative means in question.

Contents

1. Introduction

2. What is the issue? The rationale of party–movement collaboration

3. What is successful movement–party collaboration?

4. Issues to consider when implementing a collaboration strategy

5. Conclusion

References

Acknowledgements

About this series

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