Networked Information Technologies, Elections, and Politics

Networked Information Technologies, Elections, and Politics : Korea and the United States

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Jongwoo Han's Networked Information Technologies, Elections, and Politics: Korea and the United States is a study on the changes that have been occurring in elections, politics, and democratic movements over the past decade. These changes show a paradigm shift in political discourse, from the industrial age mass media-based public sphere to new networked information technologies (NNITs)-based cyber sphere. Han reveals the impacts of NNITs, and discusses how previously apolitical young generations have transformed themselves into a cohesive voting bloc and formidable more

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  • Hardback | 232 pages
  • 157.48 x 231.14 x 22.86mm | 521.63g
  • Lexington Books
  • Lanham, MD, United States
  • English
  • New.
  • 0739146289
  • 9780739146286

About Jongwoo Han

Jongwoo Han is adjunct assistant professor in the Department of Political Science and Senior Associate at the Center for Information Technology and Policy at Syracuse University's Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public more

Table of contents

Acknowledgments List of Tables Chapter One-New Experimentation: Cyberspace, the Networked Public Sphere, and the Youth in the United States and Korea Chapter Two-How Korea's Wired Youth Became a Political Power: NNIT-Activated Experimentation and the 2002 Presidential Election in Korea Chapter Three-What the New Experimentation Portends for Democracy: Korea's Beef Crisis Chapter Four-NNITs and the Obama Phenomenon: Transforming Electoral Politics of Youth Chapter Five-Obama Tweeting and Tweeted: The Sotomayor Nomination and Health Care Reform Chapter Six-Making Sense of the New Experimentation References About the Author Indexshow more