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Prometheus wired the hope for democracy in the age of network technology by Darin David Barney

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Published by UBC Press in Vancouver .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Democracy.,
  • Information technology -- Political aspects.,
  • Political participation -- Computer networks.,
  • Computers and civilization.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 307-324) and index.

StatementDarin Barney.
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 340 p. ;
Number of Pages340
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20645523M
ISBN 100774807962

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