The Politics of the Internet: Political Claims-making in Cyberspace and Its Effect on Modern Political Activism (Hardcover)

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In The Politics of the Internet: Political Claims-making in Cyberspace and Its Effect on Modern Political Activism, R.J. Maratea explores the practices of political claims-making and activism in online environments in order to better understand whether Internet technology is presently a democratizing force that changes the balance of social power in the public sphere and empowers average citizens to be more active participants in mass media.

About the Author


R.J. Maratea is assistant professor of criminal justice at New Mexico State University.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780739178942
ISBN-10: 0739178946
Publisher: Lexington Books
Publication Date: December 18th, 2013
Pages: 176
Language: English