Edited by Corien Prins, Colette Cuijpers, Peter L. Lindseth and Mônica Rosina
Whether within or beyond the confines of the state, digitalization continues to transform politics, society and democracy. Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) have already considerably affected political systems and structures, and no doubt they will continue to do so in the future. Adopting an international and comparative perspective, Digital Democracy in a Globalized World examines the impact of digitialization on democratic political life. It offers theoretical analyses as well as case studies to help readers appreciate the changing nature of democracy in the digital age.
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- Digital Democracy in a Globalized World
- Chapter 1: Digitalization through the lens of law and democracy
- Chapter 2: E-democracy, the global citizen and multilevel constitutionalism
- Chapter 3: In search of the holy grail: a principled approach to multistakeholder governance in internet policy-making
- Chapter 4: The broken promises of democracy in the information era
- Chapter 5: Depoliticization in the digital infosphere: when communication runs counter-democratic
- Chapter 6: The ambivalence of the impact of digitalization on democracy through the lens of privacy and transparency
- Chapter 7: Election integrity: the constitutionality of transitioning to electronic voting in comparative terms
- Chapter 8: Digital democracy in Brazil: is technology a game changer?
- Chapter 9: Deliberative democracy and digital urban design in a Canadian city: the case of the McGill Online Design Studio
- Chapter 10: Digital support for enhanced democratic participation in US rulemaking
- Chapter 11: The European citizens’ initiative: an effective tool to promote a digital European democracy?
- Chapter 12: Digital tools and the derailment of Iceland’s new constitution
- Chapter 13: Digital democracy in Belgium and the Netherlands. A socio-legal analysis of technologies, embedding and expectations of two fourth wave innovations
- Chapter 14: Digitalization and democracy in China: the new Hunger Games
- Chapter 15: Internet censorship in India: the law and beyond
- Chapter 16: Technology, democracy and institutional change
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