Logo

Open Government: Collaboration, Transparency, and Participation in Practice

Large book cover: Open Government: Collaboration, Transparency, and Participation in Practice

Open Government: Collaboration, Transparency, and Participation in Practice
by

Publisher: O'Reilly Media
ISBN/ASIN: 0596804350
Number of pages: 431

Description:
In a world where web services can make real-time data accessible to anyone, how can the government leverage this openness to improve its operations and increase citizen participation and awareness? Through a collection of essays and case studies, leading visionaries and practitioners both inside and outside of government share their ideas on how to achieve and direct this emerging world of online collaboration, transparency, and participation.

Home page url

Download or read it online for free here:
Download link
(multiple formats)

Similar books

Book cover: Wikipedia Knows NothingWikipedia Knows Nothing
by - ETC Press
In this challenge to contemporary concepts of objectivity, four figures of knowledge -- the Wikipedia, scientific experiments, anonymous peer review, and education -- are investigated in order to question the way we understand the world around us.
(3351 views)
Book cover: The Big Data Agenda: Data Ethics and Critical Data StudiesThe Big Data Agenda: Data Ethics and Critical Data Studies
by - University of Westminster Press
This book highlights that the capacity for gathering vast amounts of digital data raises significant ethical issues. Richterich provides a systematic overview of the field of critical data studies that reflects on practices of digital data analysis.
(1634 views)
Book cover: Information LiberationInformation Liberation
by - Freedom Press
Power tends to corrupt, and information power is no exception. The book analyses the corruptions of power in crucial current areas in the information society: mass media, intellectual property, surveillance, bureaucracies, defamation and research.
(11453 views)
Book cover: Transmedia Storytelling: Imagery, Shapes and TechniquesTransmedia Storytelling: Imagery, Shapes and Techniques
by - ETC Press
The book describes the use of the imagery and techniques shared by producers, authors and audiences of the entertainment, information and brand communication industries as they create and develop their stories in this new, interactive ecosystem.
(3474 views)