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Author Jacobs, Kristof, author
Title Social media, parties, and political inequalities / Kristof Jacobs and Niels Spierings
Imprint New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2016
book jacket
 Modern History Library  324.2 J16    AVAILABLE    30550100635547
Descript x, 221 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
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Note "How have social media transformed politics in Western democracies? This book examines this question focusing on the power balance between and within parties in the Netherlands from a comparative perspective. Jacobs and Spierings also investigates topics such as local/European politics and the impact on women and ethnic-minorities"-- Provided by publisher
Includes bibliographical references and index
Machine generated contents note: -- PART I: BACKGROUND -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Theorizing Social Media, Parties and Political Inequalities -- 3. Social Media in Politics: The Netherlands from a Comparative Perspective -- PART II: CHANGES IN THE POWER BALANCE -- 4. Inter-Party Relations: David versus Goliath -- 5. Intra-Party Politics: David versus Nabal and Abigail -- 6. Social Media go Glocal: The Local and European Arenas -- PART III: THE TRANSFORMATIVE IMPACT OF SOCIAL MEDIA -- 7. The Electoral Impact of Social Media -- 8. Conclusion
Subject Political parties -- Computer network resources
Social media -- Political aspects
Comparative government
Social media -- Political aspects -- Netherlands
Political parties -- Netherlands
Netherlands -- Politics and government
Alt Author Spierings, Niels, 1983- author
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