Policy Sciences

, Volume 3, Issue 4, pp 457–474 | Cite as

Minerva: An electronic town hall

  • Amitai Etzioni


This paper presents the specifications for an electronic technology that will allow masses of citizens to have discussions with each other, and which will enable them to reach group decisions without leaving their homes. Specifications of the components needed are enumerated and a concrete system suggested. Possible variations and other uses of the system are explored.


Economic Policy Group Decision Electronic Technology Town Hall Concrete System 
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© Elsevier Publishing Company 1972

Authors and Affiliations

  • Amitai Etzioni
    • 1
  1. 1.Center for Policy Research, Inc.New York

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