Review: The Digital Origins of Dictatorship and Democracy: Information Technology and Political Islam
Jon W. Anderson
||Jon W. Anderson, Catholic University of America, 620 Michigan Av., N.E. Washington, DC 20064, USA. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
||CyberOrient, Vol. 6, Iss. 1, 2012, pp. 133-140
||May 10, 2012
||Howard's book The Digital Origins of Dictatorship and Democracy focuses on the relation between ITCs and civil society and democracy in the Muslim world. It assembled a database of indicators (for Internet availability, access, policy, ownership, structures and uses) cross-referenced to common standard measures of democratization and development for 75 countries with substantial Muslim populations.
Islam, internet, activism, information and communication technology, democracy