Internet and Democracy

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Despite rapid growth and extended efforts on the part of international organizations, development agencies, and private investors to reach a broader audience, the vast majority of the world does not have effective Internet access. Alternatively, mobile telephones continue to proliferate, and already boast twice the users. Have we made any progress, is the future mobile, and what has come of the World Summit on the Information Society?

Readings

The Internet and Civic Crisis

  • Josh Goldstein and Juliana Rotich, Digitally Networked Technology in Kenya's 2007-2008 Post-Election Crisis, available here.

The Internet and Government At Odds

  • Bruce Etling and John Kelly, Mapping Iran's Online Public, available here.

The Internet and Government Together

  • Executive Summary for Urs Gasser's "Three Case Studies From Switzerland" available here.

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