eBook Optimizing E-Participation Initiatives Through Social Media, 1st Edition

  • Laura Alcaide-Muñoz
  • Francisco José Alcaraz-Quiles
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  • ISBN-10: 1522553274
  • ISBN-13: 9781522553274
  • DDC: 323
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 307 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released November 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018
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As technology and social media tools become more integrated into society, they provide important frameworks for online government and community collaboration. This title provides emerging research on the role of online web technologies in promoting citizen and community involvement in public affairs. While highlighting topics such as online transaction, participatory design, and e-polling, this publication explores the use of Web 2.0 by governments to create more affordable, participatory, and transparent public-sector management models. This book is an important resource for academicians, practitioners, and researchers seeking current research on online public involvement in government policy decision making.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Advances in Wireless Technologies and Telecommunication (AWTT) Book Series.
Titles in This Series.
List of Reviewers.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
Role of Social Media in Citizens’ Participation: Trends, Challenges, and Future Research.
1: Social Media and E-Participation Research: Trends, Accomplishments, Gaps, and Opportunities for Future Research.
2: The Role and Impact of Social Media in E-Government.
3: Saving Democracy: Populism, Deception, and E-Participation.
Case Studies of Social Media in Developing Countries.
4: Participation With Social Media: The Case of Turkish Metropolitan Municipalities in Facebook.
5: Boosting E-Participation: The Use of Social Media in Municipalities in the State of Mexico.
6: E-Participation in Developing Countries: The Case of the National Social Insurance Fund in Cameroon.
7: Networks for Cyberactivism and Their Implications for Policymaking in Brazil.
8: Building Performance Competencies in Open Government: Perspectives From the Philippines.
Behavior of Social Media Users: Tools, Platforms, and Apps.
9: The Use of Social Media in Facilitating Participatory Design: A Case Study of Classroom Design.
10: Task Technology Fit in Online Transaction Through Apps.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.