Community Issue Review: Crystallizing Knowledge for Encouraging Civic Engagement

  title={Community Issue Review: Crystallizing Knowledge for Encouraging Civic Engagement},
  author={Feng Sun and Guoray Cai},
  journal={Proceedings of the 18th Annual International Conference on Digital Government Research},
  • Feng SunGuoray Cai
  • Published 7 June 2017
  • Political Science
  • Proceedings of the 18th Annual International Conference on Digital Government Research
Civic engagement in public decision-making requires that people form opinions or judgments based on the insights and knowledge around a public issue. Such knowledge is often not easily accessible by citizens because information about a policy issue tends to be scattered and buried in large and complex sources of potentially diluted and messy data. This creates information barriers that prevent ordinary citizens from effectively participating in government issues. We present an approach to… 



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