The Internet and Four Dimensions of Citizenship

W. Russell Neuman, Bruce Bimber and Matthew Hindman

in The Oxford Handbook of American Public Opinion and the Media

Published in print May 2011 | ISBN: 9780199545636
Published online September 2011 | | DOI:

Series: Oxford Handbooks of American Politics

 The Internet and Four Dimensions of Citizenship

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This chapter studies the implications of the various technical developments for citizenship, relying mostly on the term ‘Internet’ as a synecdoche. It then identifies the four dimensions of citizenship, looking at how they relate to media, and also tries to determine how the Internet interacted – and possibly revolutionized – these dimensions of citizenship.

Keywords: technical developments; citizenship; Internet; revolution

Article.  9937 words. 

Subjects: Politics ; US Politics ; Political Behaviour

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