Research Study: Information Politics and Digital Activism in Emerging Democracies. 

A comparative analysis of Latin America and East Asia..

Project Description

This study explores the impact that information politics and digital activism have on party systems and other political institutions vital to the consolidation of democracies in these regions.. Read more  

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We are interviewing and surveying citizens of voting age and members of political parties in East Asia and Latin America.  If you are interested in participating ..Read more  

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Project Highlights

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Do mobile and Internet-enabled technologies affect people’s perception and experience with democracy?

The 2013 Latino and East Asian Barometer surveys reveal that support for democracy continues to ...

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How does technology affect party systems in emerging democracies?

The term party institutionalization is used to measure the strength of party systems in ...

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Understanding the media and freedom context in East Asia and South America

As previously discussed, in order to understand the impact of ICTs on societies, it is helpful to ...

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East Asia and South American Emerging Democracies – Common traits and features

Extensive comparative work has found that political participation depends greatly on institutional ...

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