Electronic Republic

Electronic Republic

Reshaping American Democracy for the Information Age

Format
Paperback
Price
$18.00
 
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780140249217
  • 304 Pages
  • Penguin Books

Overview

“Fascinating…Examines the cost to democracy from decades of electronic and technological advancements.”—Chicago Tribune.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Foreword: Richard C. Leone

Part I
Introduction
1. Transforming Democracy – an Overview
2. The Roots of the Electronic Republic: Democracy’s Third Transformation
3. The Rising Force of Public Opinion
4. The Age of Media Power
5. Television and Beyond
6. Decline of the Old Politics, the Rise of the New

Part II
7. The Shape of the Electronic Republic: The Citizens, the Congress, the Presidency, and the Judiciary
8. The Perils and Promise of the Electronic Republic
9. Media Reform – Back to the Future
10. Nongovernmental and Other Reforms
11. “To Inform Their Discretion”

Source Notes
Bibliography
Index

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