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The Digital Origins of Dictatorship and Democracy

Information Technology and Political Islam

The Digital Origins of Dictatorship and Democracy( )
Author: Howard, Philip N.
Series title:Oxford Studies in Digital Politics Ser.
Publication Date:Sep 2010
Publisher:Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $48.95
Book Description:

This book looks at the role that communications technologies play in advancing democratic transitions in Muslim countries. As such, its central question is whether technology holds the potential to substantially enhance democracy. Certainly, no democratic transition has occurred solely because of the internet. But, as Philip Howard argues, no democratic transition can occur today without the internet. Drawing upon material from interviews with telecommunicationspolicy makers and...
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Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Islamic Studies
Computers / Internet / General
Computers / Information Technology
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.6 x 23.4 x 2.11 cm
Book Weight:0.4 Kilograms

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