Deploying Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) to Enhance Participation in Local Governance for Citizens with Disabilities

  title={Deploying Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) to Enhance Participation in Local Governance for Citizens with Disabilities},
  author={John C. Bricout and Paul M.A. Baker},
  journal={Int. J. Inf. Commun. Technol. Hum. Dev.},
Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) offer a promising technology for citizens with disabilities to participate in local e-governance planning and implementation, provided that underlying issues of social exclusion and technology accessibility are properly addressed. Existing research suggests that for citizens with disabilities gateway issues such as technology access, usability, community- and government-receptivity are barriers to participation in local e-governance. Results from… 

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