Social Media And Civil Society In Japan

August 29, 2017|
Social Media And Civil Society In Japan by Muneo Kaigo
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This book offers an overview of social media usage in Japan and describes its role in society during mid-level disruptions by natural disasters. Conceived during and after the Great East Japan Earthquake that devastated large portions of the north-eastern area of Japan, this volume addresses the links between Japanese civil society and the social media scene, using both traditional hypothesis testing, social surveys and large-scale big data analysis to provide insight into the development of an online community for connecting citizens. Considering the connection of civil society organizations, citizens and local governments through online communication, notably social media, and how to promote higher levels of citizen engagement in Japan, it offers solutions for a more prepared, resilient communication network among citizens in case of another large scale disaster.
Muneo Kaigo is Associate Professor in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Japan. He was a Japanese ministry sponsored visiting scholar at Columbia University, US, from 2004 to 2005. His current research is centered on enhancing civil society and disaster preparedness through effective SNS usage develop...
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Title:Social Media And Civil Society In JapanFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:210 pages, 8.27 X 5.83 X 0 inShipping dimensions:210 pages, 8.27 X 5.83 X 0 inPublished:August 29, 2017Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:9811050945

ISBN - 13:9789811050947

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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