Republic.com 2.0

Republic.com 2.0

by Cass R. Sunstein
     
 

"Republic.com enraged many because it asked a set of uncomfortable questions that few had a way of answering. In this beautifully revised edition, Sunstein continues to press these difficult questions, not as an attack on new technologies but as a challenge to make them make democracy work. This is a compelling if sober set of questions from America's

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"Republic.com enraged many because it asked a set of uncomfortable questions that few had a way of answering. In this beautifully revised edition, Sunstein continues to press these difficult questions, not as an attack on new technologies but as a challenge to make them make democracy work. This is a compelling if sober set of questions from America's foremost legal scholar."—Lawrence Lessig, Stanford University

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780691143286
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
Publication date:
08/17/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
272
Sales rank:
1,492,058
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Preface xi

Chapter One: The Daily Me 1

Chapter Two: An Analogy and an Ideal 19

Chapter Three: Polarization and Cybercascades 46

Chapter Four: Social Glue and Spreading Information 97

Chapter Five: Citizens 119

Chapter Six: Blogs 138

Chapter Seven: What's Regulation? A Plea 151

Chapter Eight: Freedom of Speech 165

Chapter Nine: Policies and Proposals 190

Chapter Ten: Republic.com 212

Acknowledgments 225

Notes 227

Index 241

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