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Rasmus Kleis Nielsen on Mundane Tools and Mobilizational Practices in Two U.S. Congressional Campaigns

A wide range of new tools have become ubiquitous in political campaigns—ranging from state-of-the-art websites to something as prosaic as email. But we still do not know what internet elements are most important for mobilizational practices. Nielsen argues that it is not campaign web sites as such, or the Internet in general, but specific “mundane mobilizational tools”, particular things like email and search, that are most intimately involved in mobilizational practices.


19 May 2009

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January 31, 2015