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Politicizing Digital Space: Theory, the Internet and Renewing Democracy

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Politicizing Digital Space: Theory, the Internet and Renewing Democracy
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Publisher: University of Westminster Press
ISBN-13: 9781911534402
Number of pages: 155

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The objective of this book is to outline how a radically democratic politics can be reinvigorated in theory and practice through the use of the internet. The author argues that politics in its proper sense can be distinguished from anti-politics by analyzing the configuration of public space, subjectivity, participation, and conflict. Each of these terrains can be configured in a more or less political manner, though the contemporary status quo heavily skews them towards anti-political configuration.

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