Perspectives on development and citizen participation in the age of digital culture

  • Ana Carolina Kalume Maranhão Universidade de Brasília Programa de Pós-Graduação em Comunicação Faculdade de Comunicação
Keywords: digital culture, information and communication technologies, citizen participation, social change, methodological approaches

Abstract

Dealing with value systems, hierarchies, and Western power structures in times of signifcant change is one of the proposals in the most recent book edited by Francisco Sierra Caballero and Marcelo Martínez Hermida, in a collection composed of 14 arti- cles, Comunicación y Desarrollo. Prácticas comunicativas y empoderamiento local. Tis book presents a vision that is not only centered on discussion of social realities which navigate through accelerated transformations, but above all, it also addresses the role of communication in the understanding of new codes that ensure a transdisciplinary point of view that has a commitment to social science research.

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Author Biography

Ana Carolina Kalume Maranhão, Universidade de Brasília Programa de Pós-Graduação em Comunicação Faculdade de Comunicação
Doutoranda do Programa de Pós-Graduação em Comunicação da Universidade de Brasília - PPG-FAC-UNB. Pesquisadora do Núcleo de Multimídia e Internet - Faculdade de Tecnologia, Universidade de Brasília (NMI-FT-UNB). Bolsista Capes. E-mail: ckalume@gmail.com
Published
2013-06-05
How to Cite
Kalume Maranhão, A. (2013). Perspectives on development and citizen participation in the age of digital culture. MATRIZes, 7(1), 291-295. https://doi.org/10.11606/issn.1982-8160.v7i1p291-295
Section
Book reviews