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Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

When a computer or a user is directly connected into a network and is capable of interacting with it, for example by querying the contents of a database.

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Online Deliberation

Kim Strandberg and Kimmo Grönlund.

in The Oxford Handbook of Deliberative Democracy

September 2018; p ublished online October 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Political Theory. 5683 words.

This chapter provides an overview of the empirical research on online deliberation, focusing on three aspects: the preconditions of online deliberations, the communicative processes of...

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Online Deliberation Design

Todd Davies and Reid Chandler.

in Democracy in Motion

November 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Theory. 11947 words.

This chapter reviews empirical evidence bearing on the design of online forums for deliberative civic engagement. Dimensions of design are defined for different aspects of the deliberation:...

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Online Public Opinion Polling

D. Sunshine Hillygus and Brian Guay.

in Political Science

P ublished online August 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; Comparative Politics; Political Institutions; Political Methodology; Political Theory. 7362 words.

In an environment of declining survey response rates, decreased use of landline telephones, and rising costs of telephone and in-person surveys, political science researchers have...

Islam Online: The Internet, Religion and Politics

Eugenia Siapera.

in Varieties of World-Making

January 2007; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Theory. 7803 words.

This chapter reviews the problems inherent in the usual modes of knowing Islam — theological, sociological, post–colonial — and argues for a dynamic, interactive understanding of the bond...

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Democracy in Motion

Edited by Tina Nabatchi, John Gastil, Matt Leighninger and G. Michael Weiksner.

November 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Political Theory. 336 pages.

The field of deliberative civic engagement is rapidly growing around the world—but it remains highly fragmented. Motivated by the widely recognized need to pool the collective experience...

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Genetic Ancestry Tests and Race

Wendy D. Roth and Katherine A. Lyon.

in Reconsidering Race

June 2018; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Theory; Comparative Politics. 14433 words.

This chapter probes genetic ancestry tests, which are being used increasingly by individuals for a number of reasons. Many are seeking ways to fill in gaps in their family tree; some are...

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Political Science

Edited by Sandy L. Maisel.

P ublished online November 2011 .

Research Guide. Subjects: Politics; Comparative Politics; Political Institutions; Political Methodology; Political Theory.

Made up of a rapidly expanding range of articles written by distinguished international scholars, this dynamic, continuously updated online resource offers exclusive authoritative research...

The Internet and Politics

David Karpf.

in Political Science

P ublished online April 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; Comparative Politics; Political Institutions; Political Methodology; Political Theory. 7854 words.

The relationship between the Internet and politics is both layered and complex. The Internet itself is a still-developing cluster of technologies, many of which can be used toward...

US Presidential Campaigns and Their Impact

Andrew Reeves, David Miller and Bryant Moy.

in Political Science

P ublished online July 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; Comparative Politics; Political Institutions; Political Methodology; Political Theory. 11195 words.

U.S. presidential campaigns dominate national media attention during increasingly long periods before election day. Presidential campaigns deliver messages by way of television, radio,...

Electronic Voting Systems

Greg Vonnahme.

in Political Science

P ublished online January 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; Comparative Politics; Political Institutions; Political Methodology; Political Theory. 9654 words.

In 2001, Wand and colleagues published a paper titled “The Butterfly Did It” (see Wand, et al. 2001, cited under Voting System Neutrality) in which they argue that Palm Beach County’s...