Digital Political Parties as a New Type of Political Party

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Kama Işık S. , Isik A.

ISTANBUL HUKUK MECMUASI, vol.79, no.2, pp.673-698, 2021 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 79 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Title of Journal : ISTANBUL HUKUK MECMUASI
  • Page Numbers: pp.673-698
  • Keywords: Political Party, Democracy, Digitalisation, Online Decision Making, Digital Political Party, DEMOCRACY


With the social and economic transformation of the 19th century, the concept of the political party emerged as a result of the expansion of the right to vote and the people's desire to government/governance. The concept of the political party can be considered as one of the achievements of representative democracy. Today, technology and especially the internet, are causing the evolution and creating a digitalized understanding of democracy.