a Ph.D. student at Queensland University of Technology, was selected for ICA’s Top Reviewer Award. She was nominated by the LGBTQ Division. This award, gives a complimentary conference registration to this year’s ICA Annual Conference in San Diego, USA. Nominees were submitted by each of ICA’s 32 divisions/interest groups, and from those names a winner was randomly drawn. Although the honor was part luck, the nomination came from Stefanie’s great work at reviewing.
NEW BOOK BY AN ICA MEMBER
Can The Internet Strengthen Democracy? By Stephen Coleman
- The first book in Polity’s new exciting Democratic Futures series, which explores the key challenges and debates about democracy in the 21st century
- Offers an incisive and authoritative analysis of the new political opportunities and challenges for citizens and governments in the Internet age
- Written by leading scholar of digital media and politics, Stephen Coleman Snappy and accessible, this book will appeal to anyone interested in the changing nature of politics today
“This is a really outstanding book; Coleman’s ideas, as always, are compelling and clear, and presented in a way that grips the reader. This will be the most authoritative and up-to-date text on the topic.”
-Peter Dahlgren, Lund University
“Since the early days of the web Stephen Coleman has been at the forefront of research into Internet and democracy, and has had a steady hand in pinpointing the difference between promotional rhetoric and experiments that yield dividends. His latest edition is no exception.”
-Richard Rogers, University of Amsterdam
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