Emergent democracywikipedia
Emergent democracy refers to the rise of political structures and behaviors without central planning and by the action of many individual participants, especially when mediated by the Internet.
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Joi Ito

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In the paper that first drew attention to the term, Joi Ito expresses a hope that the Internet, as a large and decentralized network, will enable innovative responses by citizens to highly complex problems.
A vocal advocate of emergent democracy and the sharing economy, Ito is a doctoral candidate in Business Administration focusing on the sharing economy at the Graduate School of International Corporate Strategy, Hitotsubashi University.

Ross Mayfield

He organized a group effort to discuss and document the emergent democracy concept, using a term initially coined by Ross Mayfield.

Second Superpower

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Many bloggers linked the paper with Joi Ito's Emergent Democracy concept and paper.

E-democracy

Charles Armstrong (ethnographer)

Trampoline Systems
He is primarily known for his work on social analytics, emergent democracy and electronically mediated organisations.

Armenia

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A former republic of the Soviet Union, Armenia is an emerging democracy and was negotiating with the European Union to become an associate partner.

Paolo Cirio

The fifteen diagrams of Global Direct were informed by the artist’s research into the social science of ancient, contemporary, and emergent democracy.

Democracy

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In a liberal democracy, it is possible for some large-scale decisions to emerge from the many individual decisions that citizens are free to make.

Henry Dele Alake

Alake on assumption of office sought and obtained the governor's approval to change the ministry of Information and Strategy, dispensing with culture and sports to make the ministry more relevant and dynamic to confront the challenges of modern Information management in an emergent democracy.

Davis–Monthan Air Force Base

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During these deployments, they provided 24-hour presence to reassure the Afghan population as it struggled with its emergent democracy, and provided key support during national elections.

Economic planning

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Emergent democracy refers to the rise of political structures and behaviors without central planning and by the action of many individual participants, especially when mediated by the Internet.

Clay Shirky

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More recently, Clay Shirky has referred to this as "the power of organizing without organizations."

Here Comes Everybody

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More recently, Clay Shirky has referred to this as "the power of organizing without organizations."

Representative democracy

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The term was coined to stand in contrast to more traditional forms of democracy, such as representational democracy and direct democracy.

Direct democracy

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The term was coined to stand in contrast to more traditional forms of democracy, such as representational democracy and direct democracy.

Emergence

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The phrase draws upon emergence theory for the idea that the simple actions of individuals can collectively create complex and unpredictable results, as when the behavior of termites results in large, efficient nests beyond the comprehension of any individual participant.

Termite

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The phrase draws upon emergence theory for the idea that the simple actions of individuals can collectively create complex and unpredictable results, as when the behavior of termites results in large, efficient nests beyond the comprehension of any individual participant.

Internet

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In the paper that first drew attention to the term, Joi Ito expresses a hope that the Internet, as a large and decentralized network, will enable innovative responses by citizens to highly complex problems.

Blog

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Supporters of the idea point to instances in which bloggers have brought about political change by posting about issues that mainstream media had not paid much attention to. The canonical example of emergent democracy was the December 2002 resignation of Trent Lott as Senate majority leader after bloggers publicized his praising of Strom Thurmond's 1948 segregationist campaign for the presidency.

Trent Lott

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Supporters of the idea point to instances in which bloggers have brought about political change by posting about issues that mainstream media had not paid much attention to. The canonical example of emergent democracy was the December 2002 resignation of Trent Lott as Senate majority leader after bloggers publicized his praising of Strom Thurmond's 1948 segregationist campaign for the presidency.