New e-book: Political Participation and Web 2.0

Edited by Joaquim Paulo Serra, Eduardo Camilo and Gisela Gonçalves

Published by LabCom,UBI, Covilhã, 2014

The e-book is available for free at: http://www.livroslabcom.ubi.pt/book/107

The portuguese version of this book is also available here: http://www.livroslabcom.ubi.pt/book/95

Table of Contents

Introduction

Part I – CITIZENSHIP AND POLITICAL PARTICIPATION

Freedom as participation in Isaiah Berlin – António Fidalgo

From brochureware to ‘MyBo’: an overview of online elections and campaigning – Rachel Gibson

Notes on the construction of the journalistic event: from a politically active intellectual to the advent of Web 2.0 – Giovandro Ferreira

Part II POLITICAL PARTIES AND DEMOCRACY

Participation and alternative democracy: social media and their contingencies – Peter Dahlgren

New bottles, old wine? New media and political parties – Carlos Jalali

An alternative approach: portuguese associativism and trade union associativism – Daniela Fonseca

III POLITICAL COMMUNICATION IN THE INTERNET AGE

Sound bite: politics in frames – Nuno Francisco

Challenges to intermedia agenda-setting: reflections on Pedro Passos

Coelho’s outburst – Eduardo Camilo and Rodolfo Silva

Political communication 2.0: new challenges for an old art – Elsa Santos and Rosália Rodrigues

IV THE WEBSITES OF POLITICAL PARTIES (ANALYTICAL MODELS)

Online party communication: websites in the non-electoral context – Catarina Silva

Type, visibility and functioning of participatory resources on the websites of Portuguese political parties: a preliminary analysis – Joaquín Lopez del Ramo