Information design to support 'an emergent type of local governance'
by Takayoshi Kawai
International Journal of Web Based Communities (IJWBC), Vol. 3, No. 3, 2007

Abstract: A Bulletin Board System (BBS) forum for citizens and a 'policy cooperation market' serve as platforms in a local government and for Nonprofit Organisations (NPOs) to support an emergent type of local governance, and occupy an important place in this report. The platforms in a community, however, are not confined to the BBS forum for citizens, and so, we are currently conducting verification experiments using the 'e-community SHIMADA', which is a platform for the local community. We discuss the information design of e-community SHIMADA as an important platform.

Online publication date: Wed, 27-Jun-2007

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