Are Virtual and Democratic Communities Feasible
Democracy and New Media, Henry Jenkins and David Thorburn, eds., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2003, pp. 85-100
12 Pages Posted: 5 Oct 2012
Date Written: 2003
This paper asks whether communities and democracy can thrive in the new world, in cyberspace? This requires a two step examination. First, can there be virtual communities? Second, can these--and other (including offline) communities--govern themselves in a democratic way by drawing on new developments in cyberspace?
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