Democracy Online: The Prospects for Political Renewal Through the Internet

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Peter M. Shane
Taylor & Francis, Jun 15, 2004 - Law - 304 pages
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Taking a multidisciplinary approach that they identify as a "cyber-realist research agenda," the contributors to this volume examine the prospects for electronic democracy in terms of its form and practice--while avoiding the pitfall of treating the benefits of electronic democracy as being self-evident. The debates question what electronic democracy needs to accomplish in order to revitalize democracy and what the current state of electronic democracy can teach us about the challenges and opportunities for implementing democratic technology initiatives.

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Peter Shane is Joseph S. Platt - Porter, Wright, Morris & Arthur Professor of Law at the Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, where he directs the Center for Law, Policy and Social Science

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