Information technologies have transformed every sphere of life: from the music industry to medicine, from modern finance to journalism, from the way information is distributed to the way the economy is organized. Until recently, politics had remained untouched. Not anymore. Since the spread of the Internet in the mid 1990s and the development of new technologies, political organization and campaigning have faced a daunting set of changes that are dramatically altering the way they function. The 2008 presidential campaign in America was only the tip of the iceberg. The most significant changes are yet to come.
The Reinvention of Politics: Obama, the Internet and the New Public Sphere explains and delves into the topic. It was published in Spain by Ediciones Península in early 2011; in Mexico, Chile and Argentina by Grupo Planeta; and in Venezuela, Colombia and Uruguay by Ediciones Puntocero.
Google Books publishes part of the Spanish edition here.
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