Future Of Teledemocracy

Future Of Teledemocracy


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780275966324
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 06/30/2000
Pages: 248
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.69(d)

About the Author

TED BECKER is Professor of Political Science at Auburn University. The author of eleven earlier books, including Quantum Politics (Praeger, 1991), he is also a political activist, trying to link teledemocracy, direct democracy, and environmental sustainability.

CHRISTA DARYL SLATON is Director of the Masters in Public Administration program and Professor of Political Science at Auburn University. Among her earlier publications is Televote: Expanding Citizen Participation in the Quantum Age (Praeger, 1991).

Table of Contents


Introduction to the New Physics and New Democratic Paradigm

The Emergence and Components of the New Democratic Paradigm: Historical Surges and Visions of the Future

The New Physics as the Scientific Foundation for the New Democratic Paradigm

Synergizing Teledemocracy: Scientific Deliberative Polling + Electronic Town Meetings + the Internet = Critical Mass

Empowering Citizens by Televoting: Experiments in Scientific Deliberative Polling

The Untapped Potential of Interactive TV Town Meetings and Public Hearings

The First Step Toward Synergy: Collaborative Designs for Advanced, Genuine Electronic Town Meetings

Beyond ETMs: Synergizing Future Teledemocracies via Computers

The New Democratic Paradigm in the 21st Century

The Future of Teledemocracy: Entering the Post-Hierarchical Age



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