The Resource The politics of participation : from Athens to e-democracy, Matt Qvortrup, (electronic book)

The politics of participation : from Athens to e-democracy, Matt Qvortrup, (electronic book)

Label
The politics of participation : from Athens to e-democracy
Title
The politics of participation
Title remainder
from Athens to e-democracy
Statement of responsibility
Matt Qvortrup
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
We live in an age of democracy. Very few people challenge the virtues of?government by the people?, yet politicians and commentators are fond of decrying the?crisis of democracy?. How do these views square up?This book provides the answer by surveying the philosophical history of democracy and its critics and by analysing empirical data about citizen participation in Britain and other developed democracies. In addition to analysis of major political thinkers like Plato, Machiavelli and J.S. Mill, the book analyses how modern technology has influenced democracy. Among the issues discussed in t
Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
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Qvortrup, Matt
Illustrations
charts
Index
index present
LC call number
JF799
LC item number
.Q67 2007eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
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  • Political participation
  • Democracy
  • Democracy
  • Public opinion
  • Political participation
  • Referendum
Label
The politics of participation : from Athens to e-democracy, Matt Qvortrup, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. I. Theoretical aspects of citizen politics -- pt. II. Empirical foundations of citizen politics -- pt. III. Case studies in citizen democracy
Control code
ebr10623363
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
182 p.
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
The politics of participation : from Athens to e-democracy, Matt Qvortrup, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. I. Theoretical aspects of citizen politics -- pt. II. Empirical foundations of citizen politics -- pt. III. Case studies in citizen democracy
Control code
ebr10623363
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
182 p.
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote

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