The eJournal of eDemocracy and Open Government has just published a special issue focusing on governance issues around social media, mobile applications and other new technologies in Asia.
Here is the blurb:
This special issue is aimed at showcasing innovative scholarly works examining various subjects concerning the role of social media, mobile phones, and other new technologies in the formation of democratic citizenship and good governance in Asia. We seek studies that address relevant topics in a particular Asian country, and also welcome comparative research on Asian countries or Asian and non-Asian countries.
The articles are available for open access on the journal’s website and listed below:
Table of Contents
|Transformation of Citizenship and Governance in Asia. The Challenges of Social and Mobile Media|
|Nojin Kwak, Ines Mergel, Peter Parycek, Marco Skoric||i-iii|
|Civic Action and Media Perceptions within the Wall: The (Re) Negotiation of Power in China|
|A Trigger or a Muffler? – Examining the Dynamics of Crosscutting Exposure and Political Expression in Online Social Media|
|Soo Young Bae||16-27|
|Protests against #delhigangrape on Twitter: Analyzing India’s Arab Spring|
|Saifuddin Ahmed, Kokil Jaidka||28-58|
|Internet Aggregators Constructing the Political Right Wing in Japan|
Scientific Research Papers
|The Impact of Public Transparency in Fighting Corruption|
|James Batista Vieira||80-106|