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International Journal of E-Politics (IJEP)

International Journal of E-Politics (IJEP)

Indexed In: INSPEC and 11 more indices
Published: Semi-Annually |Established: 2010
ISSN: 1947-9131|EISSN: 1947-914X|DOI: 10.4018/IJEP
Out of print.
Description & Scope
The International Journal of E-Politics (IJEP) provides a critical forum that discusses the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) as it applies to global politics, in both the government and societal sense, and the implications of its use. Not only does it explore the... Show More
Mission & Scope:
The mission of the International Journal of E-Politics (IJEP) is to define and expand the boundaries of e-politics as an emerging area of inter-disciplinary research and practice by assisting in the development of e-politics theories and empirical models. The journal creates a venue for empirical, theoretical, and practical scholarly work on e-politics to be published, leading to sharing of... Show More
The International Journal of E-Politics (IJEP) focuses on three major topic areas: the politics of information technology function and its role within organizations, the politics of virtual communities and social networking communities, and the role that electronic media plays in community activism and party politics at the local, national, and international levels. Within these major areas, specific topics of interest to be discussed in the journal include (but are not limited to) the following:

  • E-voting and electronically enabled e-government
  • Impact of globalization on the political role played by the IT unit within organizations
  • Impact of race and gender on electronically enabled political manipulations
  • Party politics and social activism
  • Politics of diffusion of change within organizations
  • Politics of social networking communities, including: learning communities, customers' communities, e-dating communities, gaming communities, support group communities, etc.
  • Politics of the IT function and role in organizations
  • Politics of virtual communities and social networking communities
  • Politics of geographically based virtual communities
  • Use of electronic media for surveillance manipulation and harassment
  • Use of electronic media in industrial and labor relations
  • Utilization of electronic media for governance and politicking at the municipal, state, national, and international levels
  • Utilization of electronic media for political debate, information sharing, political decision making, and fundraising
Editorial Board

Editorial Board

Associate Editors
Anastasia Deligiaouri, Dublin City University, Ireland ORCID
Andrea Calderaro, European University Institute, Italy
Andreas Veglis, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece ORCID
Anita Howarth, Brunel University, United Kingdom ORCID
Cathy Urquhart, Manchester Metropolitan University Business School, United Kingdom
Joy Peluchette, Lindenwood University, United States
Kristina Setzekorn, Purdue University Global, United States
Linda Jane Coleman, Salem State College, United States
Lorenzo Mosca, Scuola Normale Superiore, Italy ORCID
Luciano Paccagnella, University of Torino, Italy ORCID
Luis Luna-Reyes, University at Albany, State University of New York, United States ORCID
Pierluigi Rippa, University of Naples Federico II, Italy
Editorial Review Board
Angeliki Gazi, Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences, Athens, Greece
Arik Ragowsky, Wayne State University, United States
Asiru Tunde, Umaru Musa Yar'adua University, Katsina, Nigeria ORCID
Azi Lev-On, Ariel University, Israel ORCID
Brent Langhals, Air Force Institute of Technology, United States
Bugra Ozer, Celal Bayar University, Turkey ORCID
Christine Williams, Bentley University, United States
Christopher Reddick, University of Texas at San Antonio, United States
Chuleeporn Changchit, Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi, United States
Douglas C. Derrick, University of Nebraska at Omaha, United States
Dubravka Cecez-Kecmanovic, University of New South Wales, Australia
Giulia Airaghi, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Italy
Ingrid Bachmann, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Chile
Isaac Mostovicz, Northampton University, United Kingdom
Itir Akdogan, University of Helsinki, Finland
Joan Francesc Fondevila i Gascón, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain
Jöerg Matthes, University of Vienna, Austria
Jonathan Bishop, Crocels Community Media Group, United Kingdom ORCID
Jonathan Livermore, University of Sydney, Australia
Kamil Demirhan, Zonguldak Bülent Ecevit University, Turkey
Kevin Wang, Butler University, United States
Marick Masters, Wayne State University, United States
Mary Schmeida, Kent State University, United States
Muchid Albintani, University of Riau, Indonesia ORCID
Nada Kakabadse, The University of Northampton, United Kingdom
Nahed Azab, The American University in Cairo, Egypt
Oyewole Oladapo, University of Ibadan, Nigeria, Nigeria ORCID
Paulo Serra, Universidade da Beira Interior, Portugal
Sasha Scott, Queen Mary University of London, United Kingdom
Shailaja Venkatsubramanyan, San Jose State University, United States
Tori Arthur, Colorado State University, United States
International Advisory Board
Ada Scupola, Roskilde University, Denmark ORCID
Alireza Salehi Nejad, University of Tehran, Iran, Islamic Republic Of ORCID
Carol Saunders, University of Central Florida, United States
Phillip Ein-Dor, Tel-Aviv University, Israel
Prashant Palvia, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, United States
Seymour Goodman, Georgia Institute of Technology, United States
Shailendra Palvia, Long Island University, United States
Steven Gordon, Babson College, United States ORCID
Timothy Bagwell, McDaniel College, United States
Editor-in-Chief Emeriti
Celia Romm Livermore, Wayne State University, Australia
Sofia Idris, Independent Researcher, Pakistan ORCID
Yasmin Ibrahim, Queen Mary University of London, United Kingdom ORCID
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Submission-Related Inquiries
All inquiries regarding IJEP should be directed to the attention of:

Dr. Mehdi Khosrow-Pour, DBA 

Interim Editor-in-Chief  

International Journal of Systems and Society (IJSS) and

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