Dirasat: Human and Social Sciences

From 2000 to 2018

ISSN 1026-3721

Dirasat: Human and Social Sciences is an open access, peer-reviewed and refereed journal published by The University of Jordan. The main objective of the journal is to provide an intellectual platform for all scholars from Jordanian and international universities. Dirast: Human and Social Sciences journal articles are indexed in SCOPUS, the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature. The journal is developing to become one of the leading journals for humanities and social sciences in the region.

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The Political Culture and Political Participation in Jordan 1989-2013


This study aimed to investigate the role of the political culture in the election process in Jordan, since the study has addressed the political culture’s concept and its dimensions and elements, to know the effect of the political culture on the election process, and determining the extent of the fairness and transparency. The study has introduced its problem that represents in getting acquaint with the awareness degree achieved by the political culture for the Jordanian society’s individuals, and the extent of its effect on the election process, this is through the following main question: what is the role of the political culture and its effect on the elections process. The study has been illustrated through introduction, three topics and conclusion. To achieve the objective of this study, it has adopted the political systems method and the political participation concept.


Saad H Alshehab


Political Culture, Political Participation, Transparency, The Election Process.