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Politics Online

Blogs, Chatrooms, and Discussion Groups in American Democracy

By Richard Davis

Routledge – 2005 – 184 pages

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Description

Despite the growth of various forms of online discussion, their impact on American political life is only beginning to be examined systematically. In Politics Online Richard Davis provides a thorough analysis detailing the political attitudes, behavior, and demographic nature of the electronic discussion community contrasting that community with the general public.

Author Bio

Richard Davis is a Professor of Political Science at Brigham Young University. He has conducted research on the internet and politics and is widely considered an authority on the topic. He is the author of several books: Campaigning Online, Oxford, 2003 (with Bruce Bimber); The Web of Politics, Oxford, 1999; New Media and American Politics, Oxford, 1998 (with Diana Owen); The Press and American Politics: The New Mediator, Prentice Hall, 2001; Decisions and Images: The Supreme Court and the Press, Prentice Hall, 1994; and Politics and the Media, Prentice Hall, 1994.

Name: Politics Online: Blogs, Chatrooms, and Discussion Groups in American Democracy (Paperback)Routledge 
Description: By Richard Davis. Despite the growth of various forms of online discussion, their impact on American political life is only beginning to be examined systematically. In Politics Online Richard Davis provides a thorough analysis detailing the political attitudes, behavior,...
Categories: Politics & International Relations, Politics & the Media, Politics & Technology, Internet Politics