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Radical Democracy and the Internet

Interrogating Theory and Practice

  • Lincoln Dahlberg
  • Eugenia Siapera

About this book


In this systematic and mutual interrogation of radical democratic theory and Internet practice, contributors examine a range of democratic theories in relation to online communication and explore how such communication may advance democracy beyond what is conceptualized and practised within present liberal-capitalist political contexts.


democracy globalization Internet Online participation The Republic

Editors and affiliations

  • Lincoln Dahlberg
    • 1
  • Eugenia Siapera
    • 2
  1. 1.University of QueenslandAustralia
  2. 2.University of LeicesterUK

About the editors

DARIN BARNEY Research Chair in Technology and Citizenship at McGill University, Canada PETER DAHLGREN Professor of Media and Communication, Lund University, Sweden JODI DEAN Associate Professor, Political Science Department, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Geneva, New York, USA JOHN DOWNEY Senior Lecturer, Communication and Media, Loughborough University, UK NICK DYER-WITHEFORD Associate Professor, Faculty of Information and Media Studies, University of Western Ontario, Canada MARIANNE FRANKLIN Senior Lecturer, Social and Political Theory, University for Humanistics, The Netherlands JOSS HANDS Senior Lecturer in Communication and Media Studies at Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, UK, and is a visiting lecturer at Roskilde University, Denmark TIM JORDAN Reader in Sociology, The Open University, UK RICHARD KAHN Teaching Fellow, University of California, Los Angeles, USA DOUGLAS KELLNER George Kneller Chair in the Philosophy of Education, UCLA, USA MARK POSTER Professor of History, University of California, USA. He is Chair of the Department of Film and Media Studies and a member of the History Department

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