Democracy after the Internet - Brazil between Facts, Norms, by Samantha S. Moura Ribeiro

By Samantha S. Moura Ribeiro

This ebook throws new mild at the means during which the web affects on democracy. in accordance with Jürgen Habermas’ discourse-theoretical reconstruction of democracy, it examines one of many world’s greatest, such a lot varied but additionally so much unequal democracies, Brazil, by way of the extensive social and felony results the web has had. concentrating on the Brazilian constitutional evolution, the ebook examines how the net may possibly influence at the legitimacy of a democratic order and if, and the way, it may possibly yield possibilities for democratic empowerment. The publication additionally assesses the ways that legislation, as an establishment and a approach, reacts to the alterations and demanding situations led to via the net: the ways that legislation may perhaps hold its energy as an integrative strength, warding off a ‘virtual’ legitimacy crisis.

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It was an attempt at rescuing and reaffirming what should be the “inevitably free nature” of cyberspace. More than a description, it was a declaration of the principles encompassed by the cyberspace architecture in its beginning. 53 Despite the fact that the Internet was first designed in a way that prioritized freedom, the idea of a cyberspace being beyond the reach of real-space regulation has since been increasingly challenged. Over time the Internet has expanded, and its potential to become a borderless market and a realm of worldwide real time communication aroused the interest of corporations and governments.

33 See Fraser, N. 1990. “Rethinking the Public Sphere: A Contribution to the Critique of Actually Existing Democracy”. Social Text 25/26, pp. 56–80. Duke University Press. According to Fraser (p. 62), the bourgeois public sphere caused political power to shift from a repressive mode of domination to a hegemonic one. 20 2 Contextualizing What Changes Moreover, it is important to reflect on whether polarization is bad in itself. When Tocqueville studied democracy in America, one of the things that captivated him most about “the new world” was the existence of multiple types of associations, which allowed like-minded individuals to gather and discuss their ideas in order to become stronger and fight for their interests.

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