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Information and American Democracy: Technology in the Evolution of Political Power (Communication, Society and Politics) Paperback – February 24, 2003

ISBN-13: 978-0521804929 ISBN-10: 0521804922

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Product Details

  • Series: Communication, Society and Politics
  • Paperback: 286 pages
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press (February 24, 2003)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0521804922
  • ISBN-13: 978-0521804929
  • Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.6 x 9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.1 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,410,355 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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"Bimber offers a thesis that is finely tuned and evidence that is fascinating in its in-depth examination of the use of new technology by groups. Information and American Democracy is an important book, one that should be read by every student of political communication as well as by those only more casually interested in the political implications of new technology." Political Science Quarterly

"Information and American Democracy has the virtues of careful scholarship, impressive consstruction of argument, and a close eye to the detail of political affairs...its referencing and methodology are exemplary." American Journal of Sociology

"Bimber judiciously argues that changes in core technology have organizational and behavioral consequences. Avoiding technological determinism, he makes a convincing case.... Highly recommended." Choice

Book Description

To provide a comprehensive evaluation of the internet in American democracy, Bruce Bimber sets contemporary information revolution in historical context, asserting that past developments in American history offer important lessons for understanding how the internet is affecting politics. He examines cases of citizens and organizations using it for political purposes and is especially interested as to whether new technology is making Americans more engaged in their government. This study about the internet and politics to combines historical analysis with case studies of political events.

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7 of 8 people found the following review helpful By Bruce on October 13, 2005
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I plan to use this book in combination with a traditional MIS textbook in an undergraduate course in a political science/public administration setting. It is clearly written and addresses not only information but also complexity in the design of government systems. I think this book is a rare and valuable resource that will spark a lot of discovery and discussion in class among my students.
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