Neue Partizipationsformen in Demokratien


Die Projekte dieser Gruppe untersuchen Formen und Auswirkungen von Bürgerbeteiligung ausserhalb der traditionellen demokratischen Institutionen.

Laufende Projekte

What is political consumerism? Political consumerism in Switzerland

The aim of the research project is to assess, understand and explain an emerging form of alternative political participation in Switzerland, known as political consumerism.
Projektleitung: Daniel Kübler, Birte Gundelach, Deborah Kalte
Laufzeit: 2017–2020
Forschungsdatenbank UZH

Political parties' attitudes towards direct democracy and digital media

The study seeks to follow political parties' attitudes toward the new institutions of direct and participatory democracy.
Projektleitung: Yanina Welp
Projektmitarbeiter: Uwe Serdült
Laufzeit: 2014–2017
Forschungsdatenbank UZH

Promoting or eroding democracy? Civil Society Organizations between institutions, digital media and the streets

By analyzing political campaigns launched by civil society in a bid to influence national policy-making in concrete critical situations, this project seeks to examine the extent to which the prevalent patterns of civic and political involvement are changing and under what conditions the new (legal) institutions of participation are effective tools for citizens' intervention.
Projektleitung: Yanina Welp
Mitarbeiter: Uwe Serdült
Laufzeit: 2014–
Forschungsdatenbank UZH

Abgeschlossene Projekte

Partizipation in der Schule: School Governance und Laienpartizipation

Projektleitung: Birte Gundlach, Nico von der Heiden
Mitarbeiterin: Patricia Buser
Forschungsdatenbank UZH 

Partizipation in der Raumplanung

Projektleitung: Nico van der Heiden
Mitarbeiterin: Mirjam Stutz
Forschungsdatenbank UZH

Partizipation von Jugendlichen

Projektleitung: Nico van der Heiden
Projektmitarbeiterin: Nina Blaser
Forschungsdatenbank UZH