Electronic Democracy: Mobilisation, Organisation and Participation via new ICTs / Edition 1

Electronic Democracy: Mobilisation, Organisation and Participation via new ICTs / Edition 1

by Rachel Gibson
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415324823

ISBN-13: 9780415324823

Pub. Date: 03/04/2004

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Electronic Democracy analyses the impact of new information and communication technologies (ICTs) within representative democracy, such as political parties, pressure groups, new social movements and executive and legislative bodies. Arguing for the validity of social perspective in theory building, it examines how representative democracies are adapting to

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Electronic Democracy analyses the impact of new information and communication technologies (ICTs) within representative democracy, such as political parties, pressure groups, new social movements and executive and legislative bodies. Arguing for the validity of social perspective in theory building, it examines how representative democracies are adapting to new ICTs. It features a number of comparative studies focusing on the UK, the US, Sweden, Germany, Korea and Australia.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415324823
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/04/2004
Series:
Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

1. Representative Democracy and the Internet, Rachel K. Gibson, Wainer Lusoli, Andrea Rommele and Stephen Wood
2. Electronic Democracy and the 'Mixed Polity': Symbiosis or Conflict?, Charles D. Raab and Christine Bellamy
3. The Citizen as Consumer: E-Government in the UK and USA, Catherine Needham
4. Digital Parliaments and Electronic Democracy: A Comparison between the US House, the Swedish Riksdag and the German Bundestag, Thomas Zittel
5. Digital Democracy: Ideas, Intentions and Initiatives in Swedish Local Governments, Joachim Astrom
6. Cyber-campaigning Grows Up: A Comparative Content Analysis of Websites for US Senate and Gubernatorial Races, 1998-2000, Jennifer D. Greer and Mark E. LaPointe
7. Global Legal Pluralism and Electronic Democracy, Oren Perez
8. Problems@Labour: Towards a Net-Internationalism? Stuart Hodkinson
9. Rethinking Political Participation: Experiments in Internet Activism in Australia and Britain, Jenny Pickerill
10. The Future of Representative Democracy in the Digital Era, Rachel K. Gibson, Andrea Rommele and Stephen Ward

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