Governance.com: Democracy in the Information Age
Advances in information technology are transforming democratic governance. Power over information has become decentralized, fostering new types of community and different roles for government. This volume—developed by the Visions of Governance in the 21st Century program at the Kennedy School of Government—explores the ways in which the information revolution is changing our institutions of governance. Contributors examine the impact of technology on our basic institutions and processes of governance, including representation, community, politics, bureaucracy, and sovereignty. Their essays illuminate many of the promises and challenges of twenty-first century government. The contributors (all from Harvard unless otherwise indicated) include Joseph S. Nye Jr., Arthur Isak Applbaum, Dennis Thompson, William A. Galston (University of Maryland), L. Jean Camp, Pippa Norris, Anna Greenberg, Elaine Ciulla Kamarck, David C. King, Jane Fountain, Jerry Mechling, and Robert O. Keohane (Duke University).
Failure in the Cybermarketplace of Ideas
James Madison on Cyberdemocracy
The Impact of the Internet on Civic Life An Early Assessment
Revolution What Revolution? The Internet and US Elections 19922000
Political Campaigning on the Internet Business as Usual?
Catching Voters in the Web
Toward a Theory of Federal Bureaucracy for the TwentyFirst Century
Information Age Governance Just the Start of Something Big?
Power and Interdependence in the Information Age