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Politics as Usual By Michael Margolis

Politics as Usual
by Michael Margolis

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Examining the effects of the Internet on American politics, this book reveals its potential as a tool for empowering people to challenge existing power structures. However, the authors show how the American political system tends to normalize political activity, and thus the Internet's vast subversive potential could be lost, rendering it just another purveyor of ignored information.

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Politics as Usual: The Cyberspace `Revolution' by Michael Margolis

Examining the effects of the Internet on American politics, this book reveals its potential as a tool for empowering people to challenge existing power structures. However, the authors show how the American political system tends to normalize political activity, and thus the internet's vast subversive potential could be lost, rendering it just another purveyor of ignored information.

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"A well-written, thoughtful, and accessible academic book highly recommended for all libraries with Internet, politics, and public policy collections." -- E. Lewis

Table of Contents


The Normalization of Cyberspace Democracy in Cyberspace A Brief History Parties and Interest Groups Organizing, Lobbying and Electioneering in Cyberspace Elected Officials and Government Bureaucracy in Cyberspace The Internet, Mass Media and Public Opinion Doing Business on the Web New Rules or New Taxes? Gambling on the Internet A Case Study in the Politics of Regulation Criminal Activity in Cyberspace and What to Do About It Democracy and Cyberspace A Peek into the Future

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GOR010086392
Politics as Usual: The Cyberspace `Revolution' by Michael Margolis
Michael Margolis
Contemporary American Politics
Used - Good
Paperback
SAGE Publications Inc
2000-03-16
256
0761913319
9780761913313
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