This essay focuses on cultural and technological context. The random selection of ordinary citizens to fill the few existing government administrative and judicial offices.
Digitalisation was supposed to herald a new age of democracy and freedom – so what happened?. Like previous technologies that went before it – the digital age has been subject to a wide range of positive and negative predictions. So has the mass digitalisation of modern life over the past 20 years been a triumph of technology or a huge social failure?. Or is it too early to say? You have been task with investigating this notion for entry. A short collection of critical essays on the subject which aims to showcase the thoughts of the digitally native generation.
You should choose an area of Media Futures that is of interest to you (and which is related to the central question) . Then investigate it as thoroughly as you can using the tools available to you! . The topic for your essay will need to be agree with your tutor, once agree you will then produce an essay which. Identifies and analyses the social, cultural and technological contexts and themes most relevant to your chosen area of research. Demonstrate the ability to analyse, retrieve. Generate and evaluate new and existing information in a range of academic and non-academic contexts.
The random selection of ordinary citizens to fill the few existing government administrative and judicial offices. A legislative assembly consisting of all Athenian citizens. All eligible citizens were allow to speak and vote in the assembly, which set the laws of the city state. However, Athenian citizenship excluded women, slaves, foreigners. And men under 20 years of age. Owning land was not a requirement for citizenship, but it did allow one to purchase land. In most of antiquity the benefit of citizenship was tied to the obligation to fight war campaigns.
Athenian democracy was not only direct in the sense that decisions were made by the assemble people. But also the most direct in the sense that the people through the assembly, boule and courts of law controll. The entire political process and a large proportion of citizens were involve constantly in the public business. Even though the rights of the individual were not secure by the Athenian constitution in the modern sense rightsTo another power and by not being subjects themselves to the rule of another person.