Issues of Theory and Practice
- Kenneth L Hacker - New Mexico State University, USA
- Jan van Dijk - University of Twente, Netherlands
New Media and Communication Technology
The book provides a wide-ranging critical examination of the concept of virtual democracy as discussed in theory and as implemented in practice and policy that has been hitherto unavailable. It addresses how the Internet, World Wide Web and computer-mediated political communication are affecting democracy and focuses on the various theoretical and practical issues involved in digital democracy. Using international examples Digital Democracy attempts to connect theoretical analysis to considerations of practice and policy.