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International Journal of E-Politics (IJEP) Volume 5, Issue 3

Book Description

The International Journal of E-Politics (IJEP) establishes the foundations of e-politics as an emerging interdisciplinary area of research and practice, as well as offers a venue for publications that focus on theories and empirical research on the manifestations of e-politics in various contexts and environments. This journal encompasses diverse aspects of e-politics, including: strategy, e-commerce, decision sciences, marketing, economics, psychology, sociology, anthropology, media studies, communication studies, women studies, black studies, political science, philosophy, law, criminology, and ethics.

This issue contains the following articles:

  • Digital Teens and the ‘Antisocial Network': Prevalence of Troublesome Online Youth Groups and Internet trolling in Great Britain
  • Campaigning Online, Locally
  • Leaders and Followers in Social Networking Environments: A Conceptual Model
  • French Primary Elections and the Internet, the Social Network of the Socialist Party, the Coopol

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Masthead
  3. Call For Articles
  4. Digital Teens and the ‘Antisocial Network':
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. PROSECUTION OF INTERNET TROLLERS IN THE UK
    4. TODAY’S DIGITAL TEENS AS PART OF THE ‘BABY BUST’ GENERATION
    5. THE BABY BUST GENERATION AS ‘NEETS’
    6. CONSIDERING THE IMPACT OF THE MEDIA IN INTERPRETING THE TYPE, GRAVITY AND SEVERITY OF INTERNET TROLLING IN GREAT BRITAIN
    7. THE PROSECUTION OF YOUTHS AS AS ‘TROLLS’ PRIOR TO 2013
    8. PARENTAL CHARACTERISTICS AND THE EXTENT OF EMFTS IN WALES, SCOTLAND AND THE SOUTH EAST OF ENGLAND: AN INVESTIGATION
    9. METHODOLOGY
    10. PARTICIPANTS
    11. RESULTS
    12. IMPLICATIONS OF TROLLING IN THE SOUTH EAST OF ENGLAND
    13. DISCUSSION
    14. LIMITATIONS AND DIRECTIONS FOR FUTURE RESEARCH
    15. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
    16. REFERENCES
  5. Campaigning Online, Locally
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. ONLINE POLITICAL CAMPAIGNING
    4. INTERNET USAGE IN LOW-VISIBILITY POLITICAL CAMPAIGNS
    5. METHODOLOGY
    6. SELECTION OF WEBSITES
    7. DATA COLLECTION: CANDIDATE WEBSITE SEARCH
    8. DATA COLLECTION: INTERVIEWS
    9. DATA COLLECTION: STRUCTURAL AND SOCIO-ECONOMIC VARIABLES
    10. FINDINGS
    11. DISCUSSION AND CONCLUSION
    12. REFERENCES
    13. ENDNOTES
  6. Leaders and Followers in Social Networking Environments:
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. LITERATURE REVIEW
    4. THE SOCIAL DYNAMICS OF VIRTUAL TEAMS
    5. LEADERSHIP OF VIRTUAL TEAMS
    6. WHAT MAKES EMERGENT LEADERS OF VIRTUAL TEAMS UNIQUE?
    7. POLITICAL BEHAVIOR AND ITS IMPLICATIONS TO LEADERS AND FOLLOWERS BEHAVIOR
    8. THE LEADERSHIP IN SOCIAL NETWORKING MODEL
    9. DISCUSSION AND CONCLUSION
    10. REFERENCES
  7. French Primary Elections and the Internet, the Social Network of the Socialist Party, the Coopol
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. THE DEBATE ON THE COOPOL SITE
    4. PRIMARY VOTERS ON THE WEB
    5. SOCIALIST PARTY MEMBERS’ WEB ACTIVITY DURING THE PRIMARIES
    6. CONCLUSION AND REMARKS
    7. REFERENCES
    8. ENDNOTES
  8. Call For Articles