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International Journal of E-Politics (IJEP) Volume 5, Issue 4

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:

  • Dealing with Internet Trolling in Political Online Communities: Towards the This Is Why We Can't Have Nice Things Scale
  • Trolls Just Want To Have Fun: Electronic Aggression within the Context of e-Participation and Other Online Political Behaviour in the United Kingdom
  • Freedom of Expression On-Line: Rights and Responsibilities of Internet Service Providers
  • Internet Regulation and Online Censorship

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Masthead
  3. Call For Articles
  4. Guest Editorial Preface
    1. REFERENCES
  5. Dealing with Internet Trolling in Political Online Communities:
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. DEVELOPING THE ‘THIS IS WHY WE CAN’T HAVE NICE THINGS’ SCALE
    4. 3. DISCUSSION
    5. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
    6. REFERENCES
  6. Trolls Just Want To Have Fun:
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. GOVERNANCE, ICTs AND PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT IN THE EUROPEAN UNION
    4. 3. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
    5. 4. DIS(CONNECTED) CITIZENSHIP? AN EXPLORATION OF KEY CONCEPTS
    6. 5. THE INTERNET, POLITICS, AND THE PUBLIC: UNDERSTANDING POLITICAL PARTICIPATION ONLINE
    7. 6. DON’T FEED THE TROLLS!: UNDERSTANDING THE PSYCHOLOGY BEHIND HUMAN-COMPUTER INTERACTIONS
    8. 7. TECHNOLOGY AND INTERNET BASED ADDICTIONS: KEY DEFINITIONS AND CONCEPTS
    9. 8. TECHNOLOGY ADDICTION DISORDERS, DIGITISED ENVIRONMENTS, AND PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT: CYBER-BULLYING, LURKING, AND TROLLING ONLINE
    10. 9. THE CHANGING FACE OF AGGRESSIVE DISORDERS: FROM THE SCHOOL PLAYGROUND TO THE VIRTUAL SANDPIT
    11. 10. THE PHENOMENON THAT IS ELECTRONIC AGGRESSION: FROM CYBER BULLYING TO ONLINE TROLLING
    12. 11. TROLLING AS ASYCHRONOUS COMPUTER-MEDIATED AGGRESSION: PROFILING TROLLS AND TROLLING BEHAVIOURS
    13. 12. THE MIRROR HAS TWO FACES: E-CONSULTATION AS TWO-WAY PARTICIPATORY GOVERNANCE IN THE DIGITAL AGE?
    14. 13. PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND ICT POLICY IN THE UNITED KINGDOM
    15. 14. THE NO.10 DOWNING STREET E-PETITIONS INITIATIVE
    16. 15. RECONFIGURING GOVERNMENT-CITIZEN RELATIONS THROUGH E-PETITIONS
    17. 16. DESIGNING PUBLIC POLICY FOR E-DEMOCRACY IN THE UK
    18. 17. CONCLUSION
    19. REFERENCES
    20. ENDNOTES
    21. Key Terms and Definitions
  7. Freedom of Expression On-Line:
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION: DEFINITION, MEANING AND ENFORCEMENT
    4. 3. FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION: THE EUROPEAN CONSENSUS
    5. 4. INTERNET SERVICE PROVIDER - AN ATTEMPTED DEFINITION
    6. 5. ISP LIABILITY: A REGIONAL DICHOTOMY
    7. 6. CONCLUSION
    8. REFERENCES
    9. ENDNOTES
  8. Internet Regulation and Online Censorship
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. ONLINE FILTERING POLICIES AROUND THE WORLD: A BRIEF HISTORY
    4. 3. FILTERING METHODS IN USE OVER THE LAST DECADE
    5. 4. WHAT THE INTERNET USERS THINK ABOUT ONLINE FILTERING
    6. 5. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE WORK
    7. REFERENCES
  9. Call For Articles