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From Users to Citizens

Marcus Foth, Martin Tomitsch, Christine Satchell, M. Hank Haeusler
2015 Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Australian Special Interest Group for Computer Human Interaction on - OzCHI '15  
These perspectives inform our synthesis section where we outline some of our thoughts on designing for polity and civics, and argue for a view that is broader than just the current focus on usability,  ...  What this neologism is trying to convey is the need for HCI designers to think of ways that our expertise, skills, and the infamous 'design thinking' can be employed to designing for new polities and civics  ... 
doi:10.1145/2838739.2838769 dblp:conf/ozchi/FothTSH15 fatcat:feizodthezellidop7qll435bm

7. Video games and the engaged citizen : On the ambiguity of digital play [chapter]

Ingrid Hoofd, René Glas, Sybille Lammes, Michiel de Lange, Joost Raessens, Imar de Vries
2018 The Playful Citizen  
It does so by critically examining recent empirical findings on this topic, noting that such findings are often couched in a too optimistic view of the possibilities for civic engagement through games.  ...  This chapter questions how video games may aid civic engagement by youths.  ...  New technologies that provide an essentially playful environment may therefore on the surface aide in for instance allowing citizen-users of all ages with a 'freer,' more interested and less directed engagement  ... 
doi:10.1515/9789048535200-008 fatcat:lvyd575danbo5jelxr4zhcuf74

In the background [chapter]

2021 The Digital Citizen(ship)  
There is a need, however, to mobilise the voters on some basis other than the sense of belonging, and to seek an accord with citizens' opinions and attitudes.  ...  The countless studies on the party, intended in the past as a space for identification and ability to awaken feelings of trust, for a long time now have highlighted a disenchantment spreading to some extent  ... 
doi:10.4337/9781800376601.00007 fatcat:eigztl3c5jch3hsnainbwhcz4u

Cultivating Public Readers: Citizens, Classes, and Types [chapter]

Lara Atkin, Sarah Comyn, Porscha Fermanis, Nathan Garvey
2019 Early Public Libraries and Colonial Citizenship in the British Southern Hemisphere  
to expanded understandings of the term 'public' and to the management of colonial class and race relations, thereby reflecting and redefining the boundaries of citizenship in emerging colonial polities  ...  This chapter considers readers in the southern colonies, from various constructions of reader types to the class, gender, and racial composition of colonial reading publics.  ...  Benham, and no person is allowed access to them on the shelves except for purposes of reference or study'. 37 Such service-oriented procedures allowed librarians to supervise, track, and monitor users  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-20426-6_3 fatcat:s2h6p6irn5atzo2dxtr7n34riq

Citizen Science Terminology Matters: Exploring Key Terms

M V Eitzel, Jessica L Cappadonna, Chris Santos-Lang, Ruth Ellen Duerr, Arika Virapongse, Sarah Elizabeth West, Christopher Conrad Maximillian Kyba, Anne Bowser, Caren Beth Cooper, Andrea Sforzi, Anya Nova Metcalfe, Edward S Harris (+11 others)
2017 Citizen Science: Theory and Practice  
In particular, thanks go to Tim Vargo, Daniela Soleri, Dan Mcquillan, and Eva Lewandowski for contributing quotes from that discussion to this paper with permission.  ...  NSF had no involvement in study design; collection, analy-sis, and interpretation of data; writing of the paper; or the decision to submit for publication.  ...  online citizen science pro- jects receive data and input from non-credentialed users Definition based on what people are not or don't have and relies on credential, affiliation, or scien- tist as  ... 
doi:10.5334/cstp.96 fatcat:6oiafdxqvngsxp7s4nvzgbjtxu

Sustainability Science and Citizens Participation: Building a Science-Citizens-Policy Interface to Address Grand Societal Challenges in Europe [chapter]

Carlo Sessa
2012 Social Sciences and Cultural Studies - Issues of Language, Public Opinion, Education and Welfare  
Moreover, there is now really the need to get Europe and the European research -as least to the extent that this is going to change the citizens' life in a foreseeable future -into the minds and lives  ...  Bringing researchers and stakeholders from across Europe together in collaborative networks is at the heart of this new approach and will continue to be vital in sustaining a European research fabric.  ...  some form of liberty of conscience and freedom of thought.  ... 
doi:10.5772/38320 fatcat:b6bzlfwohfdtbchca2ackev6lm

Collaborative Governance in South Korea: Citizen Participation in Policy Making and Welfare Service Provision

Sunhyuk Kim
2010 Asian Perspective  
As examples of collaborative welfare, the article reviews the Food Bank and Hope Start programs and the Local Councils on Social Welfare.  ...  In most industrialized democracies, collaborative governance is considered crucial to strengthening democracy and augmenting welfare.  ...  NPOs (providers) and residents (users).  ... 
doi:10.1353/apr.2010.0017 fatcat:2hxhwcoy5zeinnkvmvignir5vq

Televote: expanding citizen participation in the quantum age

1992 ChoiceReviews  
In such a polity, the overriding emphasis would be on citizen participation.  ...  Quantum theory allows us to consider the merits of intuitive thought and to expand the realm of participatory possibilities for citizens in a democracy.  ...  For example. this year (1978) enough citizens of Kauai signed a petition to limit all future construction on Kauai to no more than four stories tall.  ... 
doi:10.5860/choice.29-4791 fatcat:l46brshtcffnjpxz6rs5vh6trm

"Citizen Journalism" in the Syrian Uprising: Problematizing Western Narratives in a Local Context

Omar Al-Ghazzi
2014 Communication Theory  
While the frame of citizen journalism portrays the digital media user as an amateur journalist and a civic agent, digital media themselves tell us little about the intention of the user.  ...  The Libyan regime, for example, used news media to communicate a sudden shift in government rhetoric during the 1990s from one that had focused on Arab nationalism to one calling for African unity and  ...  For example, the Egyptian national anthem starts with "Biladi biladi biladi, laki hubbi wa fua'di" (Biladi, to thee I devote my love and my heart).  ... 
doi:10.1111/comt.12047 fatcat:wtm56l4ovzcdbk4tgkj7k6wuqe

Mapping the Outcomes of Citizen Engagement

John Gaventa, Gregory Barrett
2012 World Development  
in their 2008 state fragility data for Polity IV.  ...  In the case of youth militias in Nigeria, for instance, enhanced capacities for action could be used on the one hand to extract gains from the state or oil companies, and on the other to compete and fight  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.worlddev.2012.05.014 fatcat:t7psoya3xvbnvo5lu37ecrnywu

Big Data, Surveillance, and the Digital Citizen

Jennifer Cobbe
2018 Social Science Research Network  
This thesis provides an analysis of the impact of pervasive online surveillance on the relationship between the digital citizen and corporations, the state, and politics in order to argue that the United  ...  Original contributions to knowledge are as follows: 1) locating the business model of corporations such as Google and Facebook, identified as  ...  polity.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.3234984 fatcat:vpxden2levf4zhmlrfs4a245py

Reconfiguring Government - Public Engagements: Enhancing the Communicative Power of Citizens

William H. Dutton, Malcolm Peltu
2007 Social Science Research Network  
response from users of government online services can help to generate enthusiasm for new forms of government-citizen relationships. This Wow!  ...  In addition to software and Web design tools, this could include advice to citizens on how to engage with government officials in non-abusive ways, while clearly making the points they wish to raise.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.1295337 fatcat:cbtnmfj6j5fhfl4fthdv3jfjhu

Public Deliberation in an Age of Direct Citizen Participation

Nancy Roberts
2004 American Review of Public Administration  
For the first half of the 20th century, citizens relied on public officials and administrators to make decisions about public policy and its implementation.  ...  this article is to summarize the past experiments in direct citizen participation-the forms they take, the challenges they raise (including the need for redefined roles for public officials and citizens  ...  Not only did more than 4,000 citizens learn from one another, public officials also learned that when the public is deliberatively engaged, their policy recommendations can be thoughtful and substantive  ... 
doi:10.1177/0275074004269288 fatcat:luy3ak3kpfg4nmenr2buyjttw4

Designing Democratic Innovations as Deliberative Systems: The Ambitious Case of NHS Citizen

Rikki Dean, John Boswell, Graham Smith
2019 Political Studies  
Our analysis demonstrates, while NHS Citizen pioneered some cutting-edge participatory design, it ultimately failed to resolve (and in some cases exacerbated) well-known obstacles to institutionalisation  ...  This article analyses one such attempt to design a systems-oriented democratic innovation: the ambitious NHS Citizen initiative.  ...  And so, for those people who took part, most deeply from the citizen side, those designs [based on decisions made by organisers and NHS England] suddenly seemed a bit opaque and odd.  ... 
doi:10.1177/0032321719866002 fatcat:kxwfllseurgo3puaxxpmmqyk24

TheBundestagand German Citizens: More Communication, Growing Distance

Thomas Saalfeld, Ralf Dobmeier
2012 Journal of Legislative Studies  
The focus will be on institutional incentives relating to the electoral system and the rules of procedure in the Bundestag.  ...  In addition, new incentives arising from technological developments (especially internet and Web 2.0 applications) will be explored in their effect on individual parliamentary behaviour vis-a-vis citizens  ...  The website allows MPs to design their own personal pages, provides a 'Web-TV' channel transmitting some proceedings of the Bundestag (including public committee meetings) online and 'video-on-demand'  ... 
doi:10.1080/13572334.2012.706047 fatcat:jwdm3iptzfazjpmzcbf4e63yg4
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