Civilizar Ciencias Sociales y Humanas
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POSADA AMAYA, Leydi Johanna. MIRA: internet, democracy and participation: New technologies and re-connection of the citizen. Civilizar [online]. 2011, vol.11, n.20, pp. 57-74. ISSN 1657-8953.
The deficit in the construction and consolidation of the Democratic Participation of citizens and, therefore, its continuos and constant distancing of the politics and politic affairs has led public institutions and political parties to own the tools that the Technologies of Communication offer with the main purpose of re-connecting the electorate with their representatives. The case study of the Movimiento Independiente de Renovación Absoluta (MIRA) deals with identifying the type of participation and democracy that has constituted thanks to the tools offered by the Information and Comunication Tecnologies (TIC) available in its web page.
Keywords : Internet and politics; politic affairs; democracy; TIC; main lines of action policy; levels of participation.