Enabling e-governance through Web 2.0 : role of ICTs in civic assignation
Nair, Indu, Fraunholz, Bardo and Unnithan, Chandana 2010, Enabling e-governance through Web 2.0 : role of ICTs in civic assignation, in ICEG 2010 : Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on E-Governance, Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore, India, pp. 1-12.
Citizen participation is essential for progressive representative democracies. In this paper, we analyze the rolw of ICTs and particularly Web 2.0, in Indian Elections of 2009, to unearth it ICTs had enabled citizen empowerment and engagement e-democracy. We build on preliminary research over the past decase, anf outline the role of Web 2.0 in the pivotal elections process using the methodological framework of historiography and critical discourse analysis.
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Field of Research
080606 Global Information Systems
Socio Economic Objective
970108 Expanding Knowledge in the Information and Computing Sciences