Reshaping American Democracy for the Information Age
Lawrence K. Grossman
1 Sep 1996
“Fascinating…Examines the cost to democracy from decades of electronic and technological advancements.”—Chicago Tribune.
Table of Contents
The Electronic Republic – Lawrence K. Grossman 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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