Examining the Roles of IT and Social Media in Democratic Development and Social Change

Examining the Roles of IT and Social Media in Democratic Development and Social Change

Noted as an IGI Global Core Reference Title in Government & Law for 2019.

Vikas Kumar (Chaudhary Bansi Lal University, India) and Geetika Malhotra (Chaudhary Bansi Lal University, India)
Release Date: November, 2019|Copyright: © 2020 |Pages: 384|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-1791-8
ISBN13: 9781799817918|ISBN10: 1799817911|EISBN13: 9781799817932|ISBN13 Softcover: 9781799817925

Description

Social media has emerged as a powerful tool that reaches a wide audience with minimum time and effort. It has a diverse role in society and human life and can boost the visibility of information that allows citizens the ability to play a vital role in creating and fostering social change. This practice can have both positive and negative consequences on society.

Examining the Roles of IT and Social Media in Democratic Development and Social Change is a collection of innovative research on the methods and applications of social media within community development and democracy. While highlighting topics including information capitalism, ethical issues, and e-governance, this book is ideally designed for social workers, politicians, public administrators, sociologists, journalists, policymakers, government administrators, academicians, researchers, and students seeking current research on social advancement and change through social media and technology.

Topics Covered

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

  • Campaigning
  • E-Administration
  • E-Governance
  • Ethical Issues
  • Human Rights
  • Information Capitalism
  • Political Change
  • Poverty Reduction
  • Social Media Campaigns
  • Social Movements

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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