Cristiano Maciel

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Electronic government allows a broad range of citizens to access gov-ernamental information and services, as well as to participate in the government decision-making process. On the other hand, it imposes a higher challenge on a web designer to avoid digital exclusion. Before proposing guidelines to design e-gov sites, it is important to have objective(More)
Social networks, such as virtual communities, permit connections between citizen and government. Integrating consultative and deliberative environments for popular participation in democratic issues and creating virtual communities for warranting better relationship among members make it possible to model decision-making processes. For this reason, the(More)
Electronic democracy should facilitate the discussion and participation of citizens as well as electronic voting in governmental issues. Governmental applications available in the Web have not evolved significantly toward real participation of citizens. The implementation of an e-democracy system can benefit from incorporating features from distinct(More)
Electronic democracy should provide information and service for the citizens on the Internet, allowing room for debate, participation and electronic voting. The languages being adopted by mass communication means, especially Reality Shows, are efficient and encourage public participation in decision-making. This paper discusses a citizen-government(More)
The internet generation massively uses social networks and interacts in these communities with data from dead people. However, how do the death representations of this generation influence its conceptions and practices on posthumous interaction? By means of a quanti-qualitative research, with surveys and data analysis, we aim to understand how the internet(More)
Integrating consultative and deliberative environments for popular participation in democratic issues and creating virtual communities make it possible to model decision-making processes. For this reason, the Democratic Citizenship Community (DCC) was developed, based on the Government-Citizen Interactive Model. In this model, debates are structured in a(More)