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Click On Democracy

The Internet's Power To Change Political Apathy Into Civic Action, 1st Edition

By Grant Reeher, Steve Davis, Larry Elin

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Click on Democracy examines the first national election in which the Internet played a major role. The contributors argue that the Internet's most profound political impact on Election 2000 has largely been missed or underestimated. The reason: the difference it made was more social than electoral, more about building political communit

Table of Contents

Don't do it, Drew -- Election.dud -- Hype -- Humility -- Hope -- Communities of Belief -- Communities of Action -- Communities of Identity -- Communities of Discourse -- The Future -- Epilogue

About the Authors

Grant Reeher has been teaching a local political internship course every semester for the past three years, and has supervised numerous students in Washington internships over the past ten years. He is also chair of the American Political Science Association's Organized Section on Undergraduate Education, and edits its newsletter, The Political Science Educator. Steve Davis is Associate Professor at Syracuse University's Newhouse School of Public Communications. Larry Elin is Assistant Professor at Syracuse University's Newhouse School of Public Communications, and co-chair of Newhouse's Media and American Democracy Institute.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL000000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / General