The Effect of Government Responsiveness on Future Political Participation

When governments respond, do people become more engaged in their community?

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Assessing almost 400,000 FixMyStreet reports, this research examines whether getting a problem fixed results in citizens going on to make further reports, each of which may be seen as a contribution to their community.

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Sjoberg, F., Mellon, J. and Peixoto, T. (2015). The Effect of Government Responsiveness on Future Political Participation. [online] mySociety Research. Available at: http://research.mysociety.org/publications/government-responsiveness-political-participation [Accessed 19 Sep 2017].