If You Build a Political Web Site, Will They Come?

  title={If You Build a Political Web Site, Will They Come?},
  author={Pippa Norris and John Curtice},
This study focuses on the capacity of the Internet for strengthening political activism. The first part summarizes debates about these issues in the previous literature. This study starts from the premise that political activism is a multidimensional phenomenon and that we need to understand how different channels of participation relate to the social and political characteristics of the online population. We predict that certain dimensions of activism will probably be strengthened by the rise… CONTINUE READING

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