Pervasive citizenship through #SenseCommons

Boyle, C. (2016). Pervasive citizenship through #SenseCommons. Rhetoric Society Quarterly, 46.3: 269-283. Boyle surveys the role of information systems and how they can inform rhetoric as a sort of systems theory. The author uses a rhetorical-theoretical approach—one of theory-building—to present a new take on citizen engagement in the context of smart cities and connected citizens.… Continue Reading Pervasive citizenship through #SenseCommons

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Writing Community Change: Designing Technologies for Citizen Action

Grabill, J.T. (2007). “Inventing (in) a Community.” Writing Community Change: Designing Technologies for Citizen Action. Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press: 59-87.   In this chapter, Grabill argues that the work of citizenship is knowledge work, is epistemologically rich, and carries complex inventional practices. Grabill is concerned with the way that “expertise” is often framed in opposition… Continue Reading Writing Community Change: Designing Technologies for Citizen Action

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