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Communications and cosmopolitanism. (2012)
Book Chapter
HALSALL, R. 2012. Communications and cosmopolitanism. In Prince, M. (ed.) Consumer cosmopolitanism in the age of globalization. New York: Business Expert Press [online], chapter 7, pages 163-186. Available from: https://www.businessexpertpress.com/books/consumer-cosmopolitanism-age-globalization/

The view that certain media, in their technological form, open up possibilities which foster or create a form of cosmopolitanism amongst their users or consumers finds its origin in the media theory of Marshall McLuhan.

Web 2.0 for eParticipation: transformational tweeting or devaluation of democracy? (2012)
Book Chapter
TAIT, E. 2012. Web 2.0 for eParticipation: transformational tweeting or devaluation of democracy? In Kloby, K. and D'Agostino, M.J. (eds.) Citizen 2.0: public and governmental interaction through web 2.0 technolgies. Hershey, PA: IGI Global [online], chapter 12, pages 224-249. Available from: https://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-4666-0318-9.ch012

Recent developments in social media allow people to communicate and share information instantly and have led to speculation about the potential for increased citizen participation in decision making. However, as with other developments in ICT, social... Read More about Web 2.0 for eParticipation: transformational tweeting or devaluation of democracy?.