Using Technology, Building Democracy: Digital Campaigning and the Construction of Citizenship

December 06, 2016 by Jessica Baldwin-Philippi

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Traces the emergence and solidification of campaign strategies that reflect what it means to be a citizen in the digital era Draws on ethnographic fieldwork in a federal-level election, interviews with communications and digital media consultants, and textual analysis of campaign materials Identifies shifting norms and emerging trends to build new theories of citizenship in contemporary democracy