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Seoul City’s Social Innovation Strategy: New Models of Communication to Strengthen Citizen Engagement

  • Jungwon Kim
  • Sojung Rim
  • Sunkyung Han
  • Ahyoung Park
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Abstract

Social innovation is attracting considerable interest from public policy makers all around the world and South Korea is no exception. Since October 2011, when a well-known civil society leader, Wonsoon Park, became mayor, Seoul City has been going through rapid change. Led by the mayor on a mission to bring about change from the ground up, Seoul Metropolitan Government (SMG) has embraced citizen engagement and open dialogue in its policy-making processes.

Keywords

Communication Tool Social Innovation Social Media Platform Civic Group Social Media Tool 
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  • Jungwon Kim
  • Sojung Rim
  • Sunkyung Han
  • Ahyoung Park

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