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A Habermasian perspective on joint meaning making online: What does it offer and what are the difficulties?

Michael Hammond
2015 International Journal of Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning  
It argues that a Habermasian perspective on meaning making is one in which participants strive for 'genuine consensus' by interrogating their own beliefs while actively engaging with opposing points of  ...  This paper is an exploration of the relevance of Habermas's social theory for understanding meaning making in the context of shared online interaction.  ...  THE VALUE OF A HABERMASIAN PERSPECTIVE ON JOINT MEANING MAKING ONLINE In answering the above question our argument is that a Habermasian perspective offers a way of thinking about joint meaning making  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11412-015-9215-1 fatcat:yyhzf3jfxvahnpskhvtfpxtw7i

Employee Anonymous Online Dissent: Dynamics and Ethical Challenges for Employees, Targeted Organisations, Online Outlets, and Audiences

Silvia Ravazzani, Alessandra Mazzei
2017 Business Ethics Quarterly  
We conclude our inquiry by offering reflections on practical implications and a research agenda for further investigation.  ...  Appropriating a Habermasian ethical and discursive lens, we examine and disentangle three particular challenges emerging from the EAOD process: lack of accountability and potential opportunism; equal participation  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS We are grateful to associate editor Andreas Georg Scherer and three anonymous reviewers for their time and insightful suggestions.  ... 
doi:10.1017/beq.2017.29 fatcat:uzbusi6m4rhwraqf23uh5c5fhy

Horizon

Paolo Bolaños, Department of Philosophy, University of Santo Tomas, Philippines
2020 Kritike: An Online Journal of Philosophy  
Thus, Hegel's famous line "What is rational is real; and what is real is rational" does not mean that we are always in the midst of the "best of all possible worlds," that what exists is always actual  ...  Only what is connected with my will merely as ground and never as effect, what does not serve my inclination but outweighs it or at least excludes it altogether from calculations in making a choice-hence  ...  Of course not, and experimental philosophers concur. 52 But this does not mean that the experimental results have no philosophical insights to offer.  ... 
doi:10.25138/14.2.cp fatcat:yujwi2axwndrnek7gwj5vbsvce

Europeans have a Say: Online Debates and Consultations in the EU. Final report of a study carried out in the framework of the NODE programme of the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Culture. Institute of Technology Assessment and Centre for Social Innovation [chapter]

U. Kozeluh, Roman Winkler
2005 ITA - Elektronische Publikationen  
and what does citizenship entail for its holders?  ...  It is not transparent at all, which contributions are taken into consideration for further policy-making and which ones are excluded and for what reasons.  ...  The expression of "agreement" or "disagreement" is a direct reaction to precedent postings and indicates that posters have followed the discussion on the talk board.  ... 
doi:10.1553/ita-pb-a34 fatcat:nskpb3hu4rgdtc3hjs5adi7diq

Kamusal Alan Bağlamında İletişim Teknolojileri ve Siyasal İletişim Arasındaki İl

Süleyman GÜVEN
2018 Researcher Social Science Studies  
In this context it suggests that the concept of common mind offers an disjunctive way to comprehend the substance of online political communication and discussions.  ...  The theme of new communication tecnologies, especially internet, have a persistent place on the public sphere and communication researches and it is going into the mainstream of political communication  ...  On the other hand there are some difficulties for public sphere on new communication tecnologies.  ... 
doi:10.18301/rss.506 fatcat:izux32ydyzfg3exfbtinvbzm7q

Social Networks and Politics: The Use of Facebook in the Costa Rican 2014 Presidential Election

Roberto Cruz Romero
2015 International Journal for e-Learning Security  
This study focuses on the contraposition of the mobilizing and normalizing theses, in its aim to demonstrate that social networks are a valid source for electoral political processes analyses.  ...  Therefore, the research focuses on the online dynamics generated by the five major presidential candidates in Costa Rica, during the 2013-2014 electoral campaign, in their official Facebook profiles.  ...  Acknowledgements This paper was based on the research conducted at the University of Costa Rica, in a collaborative effort by PROSIC and CITIC.  ... 
doi:10.20533/ijels.2046.4568.2015.0059 fatcat:av5dysoonjgblktebxmoqyga6a

Deconstructing Affect: Posthumanism and Mark Hansen's Media Theory

David Cecchetto
2011 Theory, Culture and Society. Explorations in Critical Social Science  
, without attaching a meaning to it that is foreign to this materiality.  ...  As a result, our perceptive apparatuses are constantly tuned to diverse and often contradictory frequencies, but in a way that tends to play out any incongruities as part of what and who we are as humans  ...  a joint discourse.  ... 
doi:10.1177/0263276411411589 fatcat:z4u4iqggubbr3aszc5tlzld45q

The use of social media for engaging stakeholders in sustainability reporting

Giacomo Manetti, Marco Bellucci
2016 Accounting Auditing & Accountability Journal  
It could focus on how comments/replies by users are used by organisations and examine the impacts of SESR on companies' performances.  ...  Findings -The authors found that a small number of organisations use social media to engage stakeholders as a means of defining the contents of SESR, and that the level of interaction is generally low.  ...  Although the paper is the result of a team effort, Giacomo Manetti can be considered the author of Sections 1 and 2, and Marco Bellucci the author of Section 4; Sections 3 and 5 have been written by both  ... 
doi:10.1108/aaaj-08-2014-1797 fatcat:pbuxblbk2zcqfgmugiw5bmd6va

Controlling the net: European approaches to content and access regulation

Louise Cooke
2007 Journal of information science  
Although it is recognized that a greater insight into the processes and debates behind decision-making and the competing perspectives of different stakeholders in the arena would have resulted from using  ...  we must not think to make a staple commodity of all the knowledge in the land, to mark and license it like our broad-cloth and our woolpacks. [9] The internet is now exerting a significant impact on global  ...  In addition, grateful thanks are extended towards the anonymous reviewers whose constructive feedback and ideas led to many improvements in the writing of the paper.  ... 
doi:10.1177/0165551506072163 fatcat:pyjbcvgqtngv3i3ijyfcjfr5eq

On Partisan Political Justification

JONATHAN WHITE, LEA YPI
2011 American Political Science Review  
, and the ways in which they are made persuasive.  ...  Four dimensions of justification are examined in detail: the constituency to which political justifications are offered, the circumstances in which they are developed, the ways in which they are made inclusive  ...  What does this mean exactly?  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0003055411000074 fatcat:yjwquwiorvg5dmsjlpd5pex6ce

A Civic Studies perspective on European citizens: in search for potential in the conflict surrounding TTIP

Nora Schröder
2017 European Politics and Society  
Civic Studies makes research in the sense that it asks: What happens, what makes life better and what works?  ...  (Levine, 2016) One perspective highlights the meaning of "civic performance": "Civic life offers spaces for people to perform and to be recognized by others."  ... 
doi:10.1080/23745118.2017.1363507 fatcat:ej4p7ojronfebm2qucid3kfd4q

Laurence Bouquiaux, Bruno Leclercq, Logique formelle et argumentation

Tutui Viorel
2010 Argumentum: Journal of the Seminar of Discursive Logic, Argumentation Theory and Rhetoric  
However, Warnick's text does not make a boastful pleading in the honour of the electronic means of communication.  ...  .:" Concerning the theory of meaning an outstanding problem is the nature of its objects: what sort of things are meanings?".  ... 
doaj:74b2b5b7104244d482f15291266f93f6 fatcat:wqahgumcqvhxjcex6meilaxn2u

The future of global environmental assessments: Making a case for fundamental change

Noel Castree, Rob Bellamy, Shannon Osaka
2020 The Anthropocene Review  
The second step involves the introduction of political reasoning and structured normative debate about existential alternatives, a pre-requisite to strategic decision-making and its operational expression  ...  meaning, especially given the very high stakes now attached to managing human impacts on a fast-changing planet.  ...  We believe the paper is much improved, despite one reviewer still questioning its aims and structure.  ... 
doi:10.1177/2053019620971664 fatcat:f4omvuirrzfrphjize5cv2r65y

Democracy and New Media in the European Union: Communication or Participation Deficit?

Asimina Michailidou
2008 Journal of Contemporary European Research  
This article focuses on the top-down aspect of the online European public dialogue and the opportunities that the EU's public communication strategy offers to citizens for involvement in shaping the Union's  ...  communication policies (document analysis); the Commission's implementation of its online policies (website analysis); their impact on key Internet audiences (user survey); and the views of policy-makers  ...  Instead, all public communication documents examined here refer to it as a "perceived" deficit caused by citizens' complete lack of or limited information on what the EU does (indicatively see It is necessary  ... 
doaj:1100b4db771b41cfb2f595d5c30905c4 fatcat:bxbjoiriujhtfi47illrze5b7i

Consensus and Dissensus in the Public Sphere: How East Asian associations use publicity

Taru Salmenkari
2014 Studia Orientalia Electronica  
Nonetheless, civil society can be politically influential because it can use minority influence and cross the state-society boundary.  ...  These conditions helpful for consensus building are often lacking in the public sphere.  ...  In Taiwanese NGO alliances, each organization does what it can for the cause on its own and respects the contributions and expertise of other groups because none of the groups have sufficient resources  ... 
doaj:5f9bbf205cc5419588e7bd97052f10b3 fatcat:szgpttitfzhhvdreu5awgnqzcu
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