Design and Metrics of a 'Democratic Citizenship Community' in Support of Deliberative Decision-Making

  title={Design and Metrics of a 'Democratic Citizenship Community' in Support of Deliberative Decision-Making},
  author={Cristiano Maciel and A. C. B. Garcia},
  • Cristiano Maciel, A. C. B. Garcia
  • Published in EGOV 2007
  • Sociology, Computer Science
  • The participation of citizens in government issues can bring to life the principles of democracy, making use also of the electronic channels. However, when the citizens are asked to participate in consultative and deliberative processes, they individually receive information from different communication media. Thus, it is not possible to verify whether the individuals have reached maturity in the issues discussed on the Web. The purpose of this paper is to show our proposal to evaluate the… CONTINUE READING
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