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Digital politics in Western democracies : a comparative study

Author: Cristian Vaccari
Publisher: Baltimore : John Hopkins University Press, 2013.
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"Cristian Vaccari presents an analysis of seven advanced Western democracies' digital politics-US, UK, Australia, Germany, Italy, Spain, and France-from 2006 to 2010. Examining the presentation and consumption of website politics, his study not only refutes claims that the web creates homogenized American-style politics and political interaction but also empirically reveals how a nation's unique constraints and  Read more...
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Vaccari, Cristian.
Digital politics in Western democracies
(DLC) 2013010175
(OCoLC)844727160
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Cristian Vaccari
ISBN: 9781421411194 1421411199
OCLC Number: 861692658
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: ""Cover""; ""Contents""; ""Preface""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""1 Introduction""; ""PART I: Theoretical Issues and Research Questions""; ""2 Understanding Digital Politics in Western Democracies""; ""3 Parties and the Internet""; ""4 Citizens and the Internet""; ""PART II: Parties and Digital Politics""; ""5 Structure and Features of Political Websites""; ""6 Disparities in Political Websites""; ""7 Party Characteristics and Their Online Presence""; ""8 What Drives the Online Presence of Parties and Candidates?""; ""PART III: Citizens and Digital Politics"" ""9 Online Political Information in Seven Countries""""10 Socioeconomic Inequalities and Online Political Information""; ""11 Political Attitudes and Online Information""; ""12 Political Engagement, Mass Media Use, and Online Information""; ""13 Correlates of Online Political Information in Seven Democracies""; ""14 Conclusion""; ""Appendix""; ""Notes""; ""References""; ""Index""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""E""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""I""; ""J""; ""K""; ""L""; ""M""; ""N""; ""O""; ""P""; ""R""; ""S""; ""T""; ""U""; ""V""; ""W""; ""Y""; ""Z""
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Because a key aspect of any political system is how its actors and citizens communicate, this book will be invaluable for scholars, students, and practitioners interested in political communication,  Read more...

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