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Citizen Participation in the Information Society

Comparing Participatory Channels in Urban Development

Palgrave Macmillan

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  • Examines how digital technologies are used to promote citizen participation in democratic urban development

  • Assesses the applicability of digital modes of citizen participation in multiple cities around the world

  • Provides a reference on the relationship between citizen participation, technology and urban governance

  • This book is open access, which means that you have free and unlimited access

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Table of contents (8 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiii
  2. Linkages Between Citizen Participation, Digital Technology, and Urban Development

    • Sissel Hovik, G. Anthony Giannoumis
    Pages 1-23Open Access
  3. Participation and Influence in Urban Development: Does City E-Participation Strategy Matter?

    • Sissel Hovik, Sveinung Legard, Ian McShane, Bhavna Middha, Kristin Reichborn-Kjennerud, José M. Ruano
    Pages 25-47Open Access
  4. Inside the Black Box: Perspectives and Attitudes of Civil Servants on Citizen Participation

    • José M. Ruano, Kristin Reichborn-Kjennerud
    Pages 71-95Open Access
  5. Citizen Participation and ICT for Urban Development in Oslo

    • G. Anthony Giannoumis, Nidhi Joneja
    Pages 97-116Open Access
  6. The Impact of Digital Participation on Democratic Urban Governance

    • Sveinung Legard, Sissel Hovik
    Pages 167-190Open Access
  7. Back Matter

    Pages 191-196

About this book

This open access book examines how digital technologies are used to promote citizen participation in democratic urban development. It assesses the emergence, use, applicability and functions of digital modes of citizen participation in multiple cities around the world, where political regimes invite ordinary citizens to partake in policy processes through information technologies. The book also explores these initiatives alongside issues of democracy, social justice and power. It is an essential reference for practitioners, policymakers and academics interested in the relationship between citizen participation, technology and urban governance.

 

Sissel Hovik is Professor at Oslo Business School, Oslo Metropolitan University, Norway.

 

G. Anthony Giannoumis is Associate Professor of Universal Design at Oslo Metropolitan University, Norway.

 

Kristin Reichborn-Kjennerud is Senior Researcher at the Work Research Institute, Oslo Metropolitan University, Norway.

 

José Manuel Ruano de la Fuente is Professor in the Department of Political and Administrative Sciences, Complutense University of Madrid, Spain.

 

Ian McShane is Associate Professor at the Centre for Urban Research, RMIT University, Australia.

 

Sveinung Legard is Postdoctoral Fellow at Oslo Business School, Oslo Metropolitan University, Norway.

Keywords

  • Urban Development
  • e-participation
  • Gentrification
  • Innovation
  • Local Democracy
  • Digitalization
  • Open Access

Editors and Affiliations

  • Oslo Business School, Oslo Metropolitan University, Oslo, Norway

    Sissel Hovik, Sveinung Legard

  • Department of Computer Science, Oslo Metropolitan University, Oslo, Norway

    G. Anthony Giannoumis

  • Work Research Institute, Oslo Metropolitan University, Oslo, Norway

    Kristin Reichborn-Kjennerud

  • Department of Political and Administration Sciences, Complutense University of Madrid, Madrid, Spain

    José M. Ruano

  • Centre for Urban Research, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia

    Ian McShane

About the editors

Sissel Hovik is Professor at Oslo Business School, Oslo Metropolitan University, Norway.

G. Anthony Giannoumis is Associate Professor of Universal Design at Oslo Metropolitan University, Norway.

Kristin Reichborn-Kjennerud is Senior Researcher at the Work Research Institute, Oslo Metropolitan University, Norway.

José Manuel Ruano de la Fuente is Professor in the Department of Political and Administrative Sciences, Complutense University of Madrid, Spain.

Ian McShane is Associate Professor at the Centre for Urban Research, RMIT University, Australia.

Sveinung Legard is Postdoctoral Fellow at Oslo Business School, Oslo Metropolitan University, Norway.

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USD 49.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
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