The fight against corruption has been at the heart of recent mass protests across the world. But does corruption drive political participation, and if so, who is it mobilising? Research by Raffaele Bazurli and Martín Portos suggests – counterintuitively – that people with less education are the most likely to rise up
Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Philosophy and Cultural Heritage, Ca' Foscari University of Venice and Affiliated researcher, Center for Research on Extremism (C-REX), University of Oslo
Raffaele holds a PhD in political science and sociology from Scuola Normale Superiore in Florence, where he is now member of the Center on Social Movement Studies (COSMOS).
He has held visiting researcher positions at the Autonomous University of Barcelona and Sciences Po-Paris.
His research, which focuses on migration policy, social movements, and urban affairs, has been published or is forthcoming in South European Society and Politics, PS: Political Science & Politics, the International Political Science Review, Politiche Sociali/Social Policies, and Territory, Politics, Governance.