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dc.contributor.authorTan, Wei Yi.en_US
dc.date.accessioned2008-09-10T08:35:56Z-
dc.date.available2008-09-10T08:35:56Z-
dc.date.copyright2003en_US
dc.date.issued2003-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10356/1754-
dc.description.abstractModem political systems like the Singapore political system use the notion of a representative democracy due to time and logistical constraints of co-ordinating and mobilising large numbers of people for political debate and decision-making. In the argument by J.S. Mill, the concept of the Greek polis is not sustainable in modern societies and could not be implemented in polities larger than a small town. The problems posed by co-ordination and regulation of large populations are too complex to be managed by a system that embodies direct or participatory democracy that requires continuous involvement by citizens in public decision-making. In this sense, the citizen is thus further removed and estranged from the "day-to-day" deliberations involving his environment and society and affecting his life. Should citizens know that opportunities exist for effective participation in decision-making, they would believe that participation is worthwhile and participate actively. There should be opportunities for political interaction and debate of ideas to achieve consensus before arriving at decisions.en_US
dc.rightsNanyang Technological Universityen_US
dc.subjectDRNTU::Social sciences::Mass media-
dc.subjectDRNTU::Social sciences::Communication-
dc.titleInternet and its impact on political communications in Singapore.en_US
dc.typeThesisen_US
dc.contributor.supervisorBanerjee, Indrajiten_US
dc.contributor.schoolWee Kim Wee School of Communication and Informationen_US
dc.description.degree​Master of Mass Communicationen_US
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