Reinvigorating democracy? : British politics and the Internet
- edited by Rachel Gibson and Stephen Ward.
- Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, c2000.
- Physical description
- xii, 239 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Find it Lane Reading Room: Digital culture and humanities computing
|JN329 .E4 R45 2000||Unknown|
- Includes bibliographical references (p. 213-230) and index.
- Perfect information, perfect democracy, perfect competition - politics and the impact of New ICTs, Rachel Gibson, Stephen Ward-- Whitehall on-line - joined-up government?, Paul Nixon-- local government and ICTs - 21st century governance?, Janie Percy-Smith-- Parliament in the information age - the case of Westminster and Holyrood, Stephen Coleman-- the courts, the Internet and citizen participation, Clive Walker-- British party activity in cyberspace - new media, same impact?, Rachel Gibson, Stephen Ward-- environmentalists and the Net - pressure groups, new social movements and new ICTs, Jenny Pickerill-- the Web wars - the European commission and British governments' policy responses to the Internet, Mark Wheeler-- policing the Internet - concerns for cyber-rights, Yaman Akdeniz-- the political impact of the Internet - the American experience, Richard Davis-- conclusions - modernizing without democratizing?, Rachel Gibson, Stephen Ward.
- (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781840147933 20160527
- Publisher's Summary
- This volume examines the extent to which digital technology, such as the World Wide Web, e-mail and developing database software, are being used within the political institutions and organization. The focus is on the UK political system with some reference to the US. The chapters cover central themes surrounding British politics and the use of the Internet and other emerging technologies. Topics include an overview of the development and use of the Internet and its influence, the impact on central and local government, promoting better democratic citizenship, the use of information communication technologies by political parties, the implications of Internet and e-mail use by pressure groups to aid campaigning, and many more.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781840147933 20160527
- Internet in public administration > Great Britain.
- Democracy > Great Britain.
- Information technology > Political aspects > Great Britain.
- Démocratie > Grande-Bretagne.
- Technologie de l'information > Aspect politique > Grande-Bretagne.
- Internet dans l'administration publique > Grande-Bretagne.
- Institutions politiques > Grande-Bretagne > Information électronique.
- Great Britain > Politics and government > 1997-
- Grande-Bretagne > Politique et gouvernement > 1997-
- Publication date
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