Tuesday, September 28, 2010

What Difference Does e-Govt Make in Participation?

Has moving our government officials to within a few mouse clicks made a difference in who participates? Cary Coglianese, a professor at Penn Law, reviews a recent study that finds that political participation correlates highly with income and education levels. E-Government and Inequality in Public Participation, Jotwell, Sept. 27, 2010 (reviewing Kay Lehman Schlozman, Sidney Verba, & Henry Brady, Weapon of the Strong? Participatory Inequality and the Internet, Perspectives on Politics 8(2): 487-509 (June 2010).

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