ERIC Number: EJ550457
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: 0
Models of Democracy: Behind the Design and Use of New Media in Politics.
van Dijk, Jan A. G. M.
Electronic Journal of Communication/La Revue Electronique de Communication, v6 n2 1996
Summarizes each of five contemporary models of democracy developed by David Held. Ascertains how changes in information and communication technology (ICT) could help, hinder, or have no consequences within each of those democratic paradigms. Addresses the positive contribution of the use of ICT to the political system in general and political democracy in particular. (RS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special Issue: Virtual Democracy. Web site: http://www.cios.org/www/ejcmain.htm.