Challenges and opportunities of online collective action for policy change
Title: Challenges and opportunities of online collective action for policy change
Citation: Policy & Internet, 2013, Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 1–6
The Internet has multiplied the platforms available to influence public opinion and policymaking. It has also provided citizens with a greater capacity for coordination and mobilization, which can strengthen their voice and representation in the policy agenda. As waves of protest sweep both authoritarian regimes and liberal democracies, this rapidly developing field calls for more detailed inquiry. However, research exploring the relationship between online mobilization and policy change is still limited.
Article first published online: 15 MAR 2013
Type of Access: openAccess
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