In Nigeria, political apathy has manifested itself from 1999 to till date in a number of forms. It is noteworthy that broadening the franchise has not always led to increases in rates of political participation. The overview of the general system theory is that every system has several components, which are clearly identifiable. In his analysis, he placed two dimensions of political participation, first on the extent in system systematic participation , While the second focuses on participant and why they participate. The media shows us what is going on in the world news, fashion and much more. I saw some edgy looking desperadoes, some over excited zealots and loads of househelps, cooks, watchmen and gardeners walking, riding and in some cases being bussed into polling centres where they waited and voted.
But in the present case a great deal more is at stake than any issue of that limited kind. Some persons do adjust their behavior to its demands. These are all examples of apathy that happen among our world every single day. She enjoys writing for the school newspaper, reading, and watching the skies. While others argue that it is a means to achieving holiness or purity. Democracy also connects representation, this implies that one entity is standing for another entity and also, in democracy, the people chose then decision makers and the decision makers write the laws and oversee the execution of those laws.
We hardly know how to doubt anymore. Government, John Locke, Liberalism 1651 Words 5 Pages important reason for these restrictions. Non-adherence to these principles could lead to political apathy due to bad governance. The problem, of course, is that much of this does fly below the radar. There are good people like and who have started their own political parties and hopefully will attract more youth. Political apathy is considered the indifference of citizens to political activities that affect or could affect their lives.
However, many people in America today are losing faith in with this dream. I don't hear such things happening today. A pity on your children if you smoke around them. Objective of the Study The broad objective of this study is to explore the problem that has been in place in the democratic drive that is political apathy. Moreover, he may also feel that political activity provides little or non-immediate satisfaction and few direct results. Other have also speculated that persons with relative high level of personal anxiety use all of their psychic energy for that concern and are unlikely to divert energy to political activities Goldhamer, 1950; Lawa 1959 Etal.
In a history of systems theory, it is said to have developed firstly from the discipline of anthropology, then adopted in sociology, a little later in psychology and finally it was adopted in political science spiro, 1967. As a matter of fact, Americans greatly resisted any interference by government, especially the federal branch. Different priests have given me different answers. With no compromise and no middle ground, voting becomes less about making a difference on specific issues and more about keeping a certain party in power. Are young people disinterested in our political system? Research Hypothesis The following hypothesis were designed to guild this study H0 1: there are no reasons for political apathy in Ezza South Local Government Area. And now when we have the country to ourselves, we are much more lax in our attitude? Poverty sing choruses in most Nigerian homes. In 2003, out of the 60,823,022 that registered, only 42,018,735 cast their votes.
Hargrave The political parties offer their members strength in numbers, by uniting large numbers of individuals into a collective group;. Corruption ultimately occurs because we, the apathetic people, fail to police our government properly. Oh I forgot, your leave days were exhausted from last years trip to Coasto! With so little emphasis placed on issues concerning the youth, it¡¦s no wonder they are becoming disillusioned. By this, we hope to be able to raise enrollment numbers and reduce the poor academic performance of students and the drastic failure rates in exams while also working to enhance Instructional Practice among Teachers using familiar channels of interaction to train and empower them on the use and adoption of technology. In all, it will suffice to say that the study will expose the basics and the nitty-gritty of our politics, the actors, there behaviours, level of participation and reason for apathetic behaviour. Unfortunately, I am not alone.
Besides being and just finding socio-political issues boring and irrelevant to their lives, here are some reasons why youths in Singapore are politically apathetic. It may be very hard to realise that the fate of a single by-election of the kind which is just about to take place at Lewisham, can be of first-rate importance to the destiny of this country. Poverty would be no more if everyone simply tried to see themselves in the shoes of the poor. We plod from structure to conveyance to employment and back again. Nigerians level of political participation lies greatly on unstable democratic practice as a result of factors like, incessant military intervention in politics, ethnic crisis, election malpractices, and poor political culture etc.
There are glimmers of hope though. In the course of participating, one is impelled to acquire the knowledge needed for sound judgment, to become aware of ones best interest, to learn how the system works and what principles and believes it values. In chapter two, this research carried out the literature review of the study in order to benefit from previous works of scholars in the area of political participation. Step five: avoid soft drinks. The impact of this is the progressive weakening of the democratic culture of the Nigerian political system and lack of confidence in those in power.