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Published: 30 September 2021 (Estimated)

280 Pages


ISBN: 9780190858483

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Outside the Bubble

Social Media and Political Participation in Western Democracies

Cristian Vaccari and Augusto Valeriani

Oxford Studies in Digital Politics

  • Includes data based on custom-built surveys on samples representative of internet users in nine Western democracies between 2015 and 2018
  • Provides a nuanced understanding of the relationship between social media and political participation, and shows how social media can enhance participation to different degrees among different types of users and based on the characteristics of a country's political institutions
  • Presents results in an accessible and understandable way for readers without an advanced knowledge of statistics

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