Citizenship, Involvement, Democracy (CID)

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CID is an international network of researchers from fourteen European countries, financed by the European Science Foundation (ESF) and directed by Jan van Deth (for detailed information see Homepage). The network accepted an extensive Common Core questionnaire on questions concerning social and political participation, small democracy, social capital, and citizen virtues. Identical population surveys will be conducted by all participating countries in the course of 2000 and 2001. The network also decided to conduct a comparative study on intermediary organisations. At the local level (MZES), the network decisions are realised through the two separately financed projects:

Fact sheet

ESF / MZES / Universität
2000 to 2004



Brettschneider, Frank, Jan W. van Deth and Edeltraud Roller (Eds.) (2002): Das Ende der politisierten Sozialstruktur?. Opladen: Leske + Budrich. [Veröffentlichung des Arbeitskreises Wahlen und Politische Einstellungender Deutschen Vereinigung für Politische Wissenschaft; 8] more
Gabriel, Oscar W., Volker Kunz, Sigrid Roßteutscher and Jan W. van Deth (2002): Sozialkapital und Demokratie. Zivilgesellschaftliche Ressourcen im Vergleich. Wien: WUV-Universitäts-Verlag. more