American Democracy: From Tocqueville to Town Halls to Twitter

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"Shows that rules and institutions, while important, are not the core of democracy. Instead, as Alexis de Tocqueville showed in the early years of the American republic, democracy is first and foremost a matter of culture: the shared ideas, practices, and technologies that help individuals combine into publics and achieve representation. Re-interpreting democracy as culture reveals the ways the media, public opinion polling, and changing technologies shape democracy and citizenship. As Perrin shows, the Founders of the ...

American Democracy: From Tocqueville to Town Halls to Twitter 2014, Polity Press

ISBN-13: 9780745662336

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American Democracy: From Tocqueville to Town Halls to Twitter 2014, Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd), Chicester

ISBN-13: 9780745662329

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