Year of Graduation
Grassroots Organizations in Electoral Process: Strategies and Factors of Their Maintaining
Politics and Governance
The master thesis deals with research in strategies of cooperation of grassroots organizations and municipal politicians in electoral process and factors of their maintaining. First chapter describes theoretical aspect of the research. In this chapter a definition of grassroots organizations is examined and theoretical bounds for strategy analysis are determined. Second chapter explores four strategies of cooperation between grassroots movements and local deputies . The analysis enabled to reveal inner factors which influenced success of given strategies. Third chapter describes constellation of external factors influenced successful interaction strategies. The paper finalizes with conclusions on the impact of inner and external factors which account for success of the grassroots movement and specific strategy used by local politicians.