participation (v. lat.: particeps = participating in something; associated verb: participates) is called translated “participation, sharing, participation, co-operation, participation, inclusion”.
In the sociology participation means the integration of individuals and organizations (so-called Stakeholder) in decision and will education processes. From emancipatory, legitimatorischen or alsofor reasons for increased effectiveness participation applies frequently as desirable. Participation can accept the most different participation forms (z. B.Citizens' participation, syndicate, a political party). Participation is considered as socially relevant, because it can lead social confidence for the setting up from social capital and then strengthened.
Politically seenthere is a whole branch of theory of the Partizipatori democracy, tries the political participation to maximize and as much as possible citizens at the political decision-making process the sharings to leave. A participation form which can be measured easily is the election turnout. Participation is a possible concept against Politikverdrossenheit.
Within the administrative science the field of the administrative ethics develops, possibilities of the participation both internal (z. B. Coworker) and external one (z. B. Citizen) into the focus moves.
In the Pädagogik understands one by the term of the participation the integration about children and young people with all events and decision-making processes concerning a living together. Thus z become. B. House rules by child and juvenile welfare service mechanisms together negotiated, with thatChoice of decision makers in the youth federation work will assign the right to vote also on under 18jährige, in order to let these participate directly at the decision-making process.