The Digital Citizen(ship)
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The Digital Citizen(ship)

Politics and Democracy in the Networked Society

Luigi Ceccarini

This cutting-edge book explores the diverse and contested meanings of ‘citizenship’ in the 21st century, as representative democracy faces a mounting crisis in the wake of the digital age. Luigi Ceccarini enriches and updates the common notion of citizenship, answering the question of how it is possible to fully live as a citizen in a post-modern political community.
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Chapter 7: Conclusions

Luigi Ceccarini

Abstract

The proposed draft ends by gathering together the threads developed in the previous 6 chapters and underlining the role of the citizen as social actor, with his/her attitudes, creativity, public ethics and sense of civic responsibility. Within this concluding chapter it is emphasized the point that all the digital potentialities are there, today, ready to be used by citizens. And, as ever, their effort is fundamental for the social construction of political reality. Beyond digital technologies there are, as ever, individual actors.

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