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Published: 30 September 2010

304 Pages


ISBN: 9780199736423

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The Digital Origins of Dictatorship and Democracy

Information Technology and Political Islam

Philip N. Howard

Oxford Studies in Digital Politics

  • First book to move beyond potential and hypothetical relationships between technology diffusion and democratic transitions to look at lived experiences for countries under study
  • Draws on a statistical study that compares data trends across 74 Muslim countries between 1990 and 2008
  • Addresses 2009 presidential elections in Iran

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