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Radical Democracy and the Internet Interrogating Theory and Practice

ISBN-10: 0230007201

ISBN-13: 9780230007208

Edition: 2007

Authors: Lincoln Dahlberg, Eugenia Siapera, Eugenia Siapera

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Providing a systematic and mutual interrogation of radical democratic theory and Internet practice, this title examines a range of radical democratic theories in relation to online communication.
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List price: $130.00
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date: 5/22/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 251
Size: 5.75" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.946

LINCOLN DAHLBERG is Visiting Research Fellow in the School of Political Science and International Relations at the University of Queensland, Australia. His research is focussed on media politics, critical theory and digital democracy. He has published extensively in these areas, including as co-editor of Radical Democracy and the Internet (Palgrave, 2007).   SEAN PHELAN is Senior Lecturer at Massey University, Wellington, New Zealand. He has published mainly in the areas of critical media politics and journalism studies, including several essays informed by discourse theory. He has a particular research interest in exploring the relationship between critical political theory and media studies.

Eugenia is currently the Vice Chair of the ECREA Section on Diaspora, Migration and Media. Her current research interests are in the field of social and political theory and new media, multiculturalism and the media, online journalism, the relationship between mature and new media, and media representations of cultural diversity. Recent articles have appeared in New Media and Society, European Journal of Cultural Studies, Journal of Ethnic and Racial Studies, and Information Polity, while she is also the co-editor (with Joss Hands) of At The Interface: Transformations in Society, Culture and Politics (Rodopi, 2004), and the co-editor (with Lincoln Dahlberg) of Radical Democracy and the Internet (Palgrave, 2007).

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Notes on Contributors
Introduction: Tracing Radical Democracy and the Internet
Globalization, Technopolitics, and Radical Democracy
Radical Citizenship in the Republic of Technology: A Sketch
Civic Identity and Net Activism: The Frame of Radical Democracy
Online Direct Action: Hacktivism and Radical Democracy
Between Agonistic and Deliberative Politics: Towards a Radical E-Democracy
Participation and/or Deliberation? The Internet as a Tool for Achieving Radical Democratic Aims
The Internet and Discursive Exclusion: From Deliberative to Agonistic Public Sphere Theory
Multicultural Radical Democracy and Online Islam
Democracy, Postcolonialism, and Everyday Life: Contesting the 'Royal "We"' Online
Hegemony or Multitude? Two Versions of Radical Democracy for the Net
Internet Piracy as Radical Democracy?
Feminism, Communicative Capitalism, and the Inadequacies of Radical Democracy
Index