Several theories suggest transformations in citizen participation. Putnam and many others suggest a decline in participation. By adding issue specificity, we find that the arts and culture are a major exception: they are rising in many countries and contexts. Copyright

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Clark, T. N., & Achterberg, P. (2014). Culture is on the rise why? Theories of cultural participation and empirical evidence. doi:10.1108/S1479-352020140000011026