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Does the use of the Internet further democratic participation? : a comparison of citizens' interactions with political representatives in the UK and Germany

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This thesis explores the implications of the Internet for democracy, re-evaluating the various claims and counter-claims that have been made for the Internet's democratic potential. Based on a framework to measure democracy that emphasises popular control and political equality, it assesses whether the Internet gives a greater and more representative share of the population the opportunity to participate in the political process by focusing on use of the Internet to contact political repre...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Keble College
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Oxford Internet Institute

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Publication date:
2013
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral

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