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Information and American Democracy: Technology in the Evolution of Political ...

Bruce Bimber - History - 2003 - 268 pages
This 2003 book assesses the consequences of new information technologies for American democracy in a way that is theoretical and also historically grounded. The author argues ...
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Collective Action in Organizations: Interaction and Engagement in an Era of ...

Bruce Bimber, Andrew Flanagin, Cynthia Stohl - Political Science - 2012
Challenging the notion that digital media render traditional, formal organizations irrelevant, this book offers a new theory of collective action and organizing. Based on ...
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Campaigning Online: The Internet in U.S. Elections

Bruce Bimber, Richard Davis - Political Science - 2003 - 240 pages
The Internet is now a part of American democracy. A majority of Americans are online and many of them use the Internet to learn political information and to follow election ...
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Congress’s Own Think Tank: Learning from the Legacy of the Office of ...

Peter Blair - Business & Economics - 2013 - 130 pages
In 1972 the United States Congress established the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) as a small analytical agency to become better informed about implications of new and ...
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The Advisers: Scientists in the Policy Process

Bruce L. R. Smith - Political Science - 238 pages
This wide-ranging study traces the rise of scientists in the policy process and shows how outside experts interrelate with politicians and administrators to produce a unique ...
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Pasteur's Quadrant: Basic Science and Technological Innovation

Donald E. Stokes - Science - 180 pages
The author recasts the widely accepted view of the tension between scientific understanding and use and builds a convincing case that by recognizing the importance of use ...
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Political Innovation in America: The Politics of Policy Initiation

Nelson W. Polsby - Political Science - 1985 - 186 pages
In his recognition of the importance of ideas and institutions in politics, in his limited use of the jargon of political analysis, and in his evident wit and ready humor ...
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Power, Knowledge, and Politics: Policy Analysis in the States

John A. Hird - Political Science - 2005 - 240 pages
If knowledge is power, then John Hird has opened the doors for anyone interested in public policymaking and policy analysis on the state level. A beginning question might be ...
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Keeping a Watchful Eye: The Politics of Congressional Oversight

Joel D. Aberbach - Political Science - 2001 - 288 pages
This book examines the reasons behind the surprising growth of congressional oversight. Using original data collected for this project, Joel D. Aderbach documents the increase ...
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