Social Media Influence on Global Democratic Practices

Social Media Influence on Global Democratic Practices

Marco Adria (University of Alberta, Canada)
Release Date: January, 2017|Copyright: © 2017 |Runtime: 47 mins
EISBN13: 9781522523673|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-2367-3

Description

Human interaction with technology has become a ubiquitous aspect of modern society. This interaction can significantly impact how citizens understand and engage in social and political activities.

Social Media Influence on Global Democratic Practices is a vital resource that discusses the role of social networking technologies on citizen engagement and public involvement. Including a range academic perspectives on topics such as online activism, voting, and political scandal, this video is an ideal source of information for researchers, policy makers, students, professionals, and practitioners interested in the shifting landscape of democratic activities.

Topics Covered

  • Blogging Platforms
  • Citizen Motivations
  • Demographic Considerations
  • Online Activism
  • Political Scandal
  • Public Demonstrations
  • Voting

Table of Contents

Introduction & Biography
7:33 mins
Section 1:The New Space for Citizen Engagement and Public Participation
 
Lesson 1:Social Context and Methods
4:09 mins
 
Lesson 2:Citizen Motivations and Technology Selection
2:38 mins
 
Lesson 3:The Influence of Demography
53 mins
 
Section 2:Using Social Media and Mass Media for Citizen Engagement and Public Participation
 
Lesson 4:Gatekeeping and News Selection
3:08 mins
 
Lesson 5:The National Context
1:22 mins
 
Lesson 6:Citizen Learning and Citizen Action
2:32 mins
 
Section 3:Engagement and Participation Using Social Media as an Adjunct to Face-to-Face Gatherings
 
Lesson 7:Complementarity of Social Media
6:20 mins
 
Lesson 8:Opinion Change
2:27 mins
 
Lesson 9:Voting and Political Change
2:41 mins
 
Section 4:Cases in Citizen Engagement and Public Participation
 
Lesson 10:Tweeting and Demonstrating
4:01 mins
 
Lesson 11:Online Activism
2:54 mins
 
Lesson 12:Scandal
2:24 mins
 
Conclusion
4:36 mins