Digital Media Integration for Participatory Democracy

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Luppicini, Rocci, Baarda, Rachel
IGI Global, 27 feb. 2017 - 259 páginas
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Digital technology has revitalized the landscape of political affairs. As e-government continues to become more prominent in society, conducting further research in this realm is vital to promoting democratic advancements.

Digital Media Integration for Participatory Democracy provides a comprehensive examination of the latest methods and trends used to engage citizens with the political world through new information and communication technologies. Highlighting innovative practices and applications across a variety of areas such as technoethics, civic literacy, virtual reality, and social networking, this book is an ideal reference source for government officials, academicians, students, and researchers interested in the enhancement of citizen engagement in modern democracies.

 

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Technoethics and Digital Democracy for Future Citizens
1
Smartphone Guns Shooting Tweets
22
Digital Media Civic Literacy and Civic Engagement
44
Influence of Social Networking Sites on Civic Participation in Higher Education Context
66
Digital Democracy in Authoritarian Russia
87
EGovernment and EDemocracy in the Supranational Arena
101
Youth Online Cultural Participation and Bilibili
130
Transnational Activism of Young Spanish Emigrants and Uses of ICT
155
Empowering Citizens Through Virtual and Alternate Reality
188
Digital Humour Gag Laws and the Liberal Security State
204
Compilation of References
222
About the Contributors
253
Index
257
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Rocci Luppicini is an associate professor in the Department of Communication with a cross-appointment to the Institute for Science, Society, and Policy (ISSP) at the University of Ottawa (Canada). He is a social scientist and philosopher of technology who pursues work at the intersection of communication, technology (media), ethics, decision-making, and policy. He acts as the Editor-in-Chief for theInternational Journal of Technoethicss and has published over 25 peer reviewed articles and has authored and edited over a dozen books including, the Handbook of Conversation Design for Instructional Applications (2008), the Handbook of Research on Technoethics: Volume I &II (with R. Adell) (2009), Technoethics and the Evolving Knowledge Society: Ethical Issues in Technological Design, Research, Development, and Innovation (2010), Ethical Impact of Technological Advancements and Applications in Society(2012), and Moral, Ethical, and Social Dilemmas in the Age of Technology: Theories and Practice (2013), His edited work, the Handbook of Research on Technoself: Identity in a Technological Society: Vol I &II (2013) provides the first comprehensive reference work in the English language on human enhancement and identity within an evolving technological society.

Rachel Baarda has an M.A. in Communications from the University of Ottawa. Her M.A. thesis, Promoting Participatory Democracy: Case Study of my.barackobama.com, explored the extent to which my.barackobama.com promoted participation in democracy. [Editor]

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