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Online Participation in the UK: Testing a Contextualised Model of Internet Effects

Gibson, Rachel K; Lusoli, Wainer; Ward, Stephen J


This article offers a new test of the mobilisation thesis of Internet effects on individual political participation using data from an NOP survey of 1,972 UK adults during May 2002. The analysis differs from that of previous studies in that it significantly widens the understanding of the dependent variable - online participation - as well as introducing new Internet-specific variables as explanatory factors for this new type of participation. Using this broader 'contextualised' model of online...[Show more]

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Date published: 2005
Type: Journal article
Source: The British Journal of Politics and International Relations
DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-856X.2005.00209.x


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