New Media Campaigns and the Managed Citizen

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Cambridge University Press, 2006 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 264 pages
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A critical assessment of the role that information technologies have come to play in contemporary campaigns.
 

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Contents

Political Communication and Information Technology
33
Politics in Code
34
Digital Democracy in Theory and Practice
36
Political Consultants as a Cultural Industry
43
The Structural Code of Political Communication
54
Analytical Frames for Studying Politics and Information Technology
60
Information Technologies as Cultural Schema
69
Producing the Hypermedia Campaign
73
The Development of Campaign Organization
145
Power and Social Control in the Hypermedia Campaign
168
Managed Citizenship and Information Technology
170
The Wizards of Odds
171
Deviance and Decisions
176
Citizenship in the Digital Democracy
182
Political Schema Rationalized in Code
191
Policy and Process for the Healthy Digital Democracy
198

The Digital Leviathan
75
Hypermedia and the Production of Public Opinion
91
Of Grassroots and Astroturf
98
Learning Politics from the Hypermedia Campaign
101
Software and Surveillance
104
Political Communication and the Open Information Market
125
Political Redlining and Issue Publics
131
Organizational Communication in the Hypermedia Campaign
143
Method Notes on Studying Information Technology and Political Communication
205
Methodological Challenges in Studying Hypermedia Organizations
208
Conclusions
226
Glossary
239
References
245
Index
261
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About the author (2006)

Philip N. Howard is an assistant professor in the Communications Department at the University of Washington. He has published an edited collection with Steve Jones entitled Society Online: The Internet in Context (2003) as well as articles in New Media & Society, American Behavioral Scientist and the Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science. Howard has worked as a consultant to the World Resources Institute, the Canadian International Development Agency, and has served on the advisory board of the Survey 2000 and Survey 2001 Projects.

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