E-democracy: media-liminal space in the era of age compression

Balnaves, Mark, Walsh, Lucas and Shoesmith, Brian 2006, E-democracy: media-liminal space in the era of age compression, in International handbook of virtual learning environments, Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands, pp.1039-1053.

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Title E-democracy: media-liminal space in the era of age compression
Author(s) Balnaves, Mark
Walsh, Lucas
Shoesmith, Brian
Title of book International handbook of virtual learning environments
Editor(s) Weiss, Joel
Nolan, Jason
Hunsinger, Jeremy
Trifonas, Peter
Publication date 2006
Chapter number 39
Total chapters 63
Start page 1039
End page 1053
Total pages 15
Publisher Springer
Place of Publication Dordrecht, Netherlands
Summary In this chapter, the authors will look at the ideas of e-government and e-governance and practical examples of how new media are being used to enhance decision-making in democratic societies. The authors argue that the learning environments that have emerged from interactive entertainment and other contexts signal a change in the nature and role of liminality-the transition to citizen and civic engagement-in modern society.
ISBN 140203802X
9781402038020
Edition Volume 14
Language eng
Field of Research 169999 Studies in Human Society not elsewhere classified
Socio Economic Objective 970116 Expanding Knowledge through Studies of Human Society
HERDC Research category B1 Book chapter
Copyright notice ©2006, Springer
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30006423

Document type: Book Chapter
Collection: School of International and Political Studies
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