On the Contemporary Interpretation of the Issue of Political Participation


  • Arnak Sargsyan Yerevan State University


political participation, democratic participation, civic engagement, political behavior, decision-making


The article examines political participation as one of the basic concepts of research in political science. Reflecting on modern manifestations of political participation, it can be defined as conventional - propaganda, voting, community activities, interaction with the government officials, discussions and debates, etc., as well as widespread and widely applicable non-conventional forms of civil disobedience, protests, demonstrations and other voluntary activities.

Author Biography

Arnak Sargsyan, Yerevan State University

Lecturer of the Chair of History and Theory of Political Science, YSU. Address: 0025, Yerevan, Alex Manoogian 1, Email: arnak.sargsyan@ysu.am



How to Cite

Sargsyan Арнак. 2019. “On the Contemporary Interpretation of the Issue of Political Participation”. Bulletin of Yerevan University D: International Relations and Political Sciences 10 (2 (29):61-66. https://journals.ysu.am/index.php/bulletin-ysu-int-rel-pol/article/view/Vol.29_No.2_2019_pp.61-66.



Political science