Handbook of Research on Citizen Engagement and Public Participation in the Era of New Media

Handbook of Research on Citizen Engagement and Public Participation in the Era of New Media

Marco Adria (University of Alberta, Canada) and Yuping Mao (California State University Long Beach, USA)
Release Date: November, 2016|Copyright: © 2017 |Pages: 503
ISBN13: 9781522510819|ISBN10: 1522510818|EISBN13: 9781522510826|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-1081-9

Description

New media forums have created a unique opportunity for citizens to participate in a variety of social and political contexts. As new social technologies are being utilized in a variety of ways, the public is able to interact more effectively in activities within their communities.

The Handbook of Research on Citizen Engagement and Public Participation in the Era of New Media addresses opportunities and challenges in the theory and practice of public involvement in social media. Highlighting various communication modes and best practices being utilized in citizen-involvement activities, this book is a critical reference source for professionals, consultants, university teachers, practitioners, community organizers, government administrators, citizens, and activists.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Audience Engagement
  • Citizen Journalism
  • Digital Activism
  • Policy Entrepreneurship
  • Politics
  • Social Media
  • Youth Engagement

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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