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The Resource Congress online : bridging the gap between citizens and their representatives, Dennis W. Johnson

Congress online : bridging the gap between citizens and their representatives, Dennis W. Johnson

Label
Congress online : bridging the gap between citizens and their representatives
Title
Congress online
Title remainder
bridging the gap between citizens and their representatives
Statement of responsibility
Dennis W. Johnson
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Johnson, Dennis W
Dewey number
328.73/0731/02854678
Index
index present
LC call number
JK1131
LC item number
.J64 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • United States
  • Legislators
  • Electronic mail messages
Label
Congress online : bridging the gap between citizens and their representatives, Dennis W. Johnson
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Who uses e-mail and the Internet -- How Congress communicates with the public -- Different audiences -- Forms of communication -- About this book -- Part one: Wired citizen, wired government -- New tools for the active citizenry -- Information at the click of a mouse -- Connecting with other citizens -- Direct electronic advocacy -- Rise of electronic advocacy -- Where do all the e-mails come from? -- Attraction of e-mail as an advocacy tool -- The perfect communication tool -- Websites as advocacy tools -- Electronic advocacy business -- Electronic grassroots and future advocacy -- Promise of electronic government -- Transformation of government -- State and local governments go to the web -- Promise of websites -- Examples of best websites -- Opportunities and issues with government websites and e-mail -- E-democracy at the local level -- Federal government on the web -- Opportunities and challenges -- Electronic government and Congress -- Part two: Congress responds -- Old communications and new -- Adapting to new technologies -- CyberCongress -- Internal review and criticism of new technologies-- Computers, e-mail, and websites -- E-mail overload -- Current state of congressional e-mail -- Junk mail and Congressional spam -- Who reads the mail? -- E-mail issues -- After September 11th -- Reaching out to constituents -- The promise of electronic mail -- Congressional websites -- Evaluating congressional websites -- Member websites -- Outstanding features -- Problems persist -- Committee and leadership websites -- What is not on congressional websites -- A congressional portal -- Part three: online democracy and communication -- Challenges and opportunities -- Spending more time in the District -- Access to committee hearings -- 60-day rule -- A congressional chief information officer -- Communicating after September 11th and anthrax -- Digital information -- Learning from state legislatures -- Congress and the deliberative process -- A virtual Congress -- Communicating across the digital divide -- Appendixes: Research methdology and best practices -- Best websites in Congress -- Other government websites -- Citizen-oriented websites -- Congressional website statistics -- Project vote smart national political awareness test
Control code
16842393
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 242 pages
Isbn
9780415946841
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2003022819
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm53315111
Label
Congress online : bridging the gap between citizens and their representatives, Dennis W. Johnson
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Who uses e-mail and the Internet -- How Congress communicates with the public -- Different audiences -- Forms of communication -- About this book -- Part one: Wired citizen, wired government -- New tools for the active citizenry -- Information at the click of a mouse -- Connecting with other citizens -- Direct electronic advocacy -- Rise of electronic advocacy -- Where do all the e-mails come from? -- Attraction of e-mail as an advocacy tool -- The perfect communication tool -- Websites as advocacy tools -- Electronic advocacy business -- Electronic grassroots and future advocacy -- Promise of electronic government -- Transformation of government -- State and local governments go to the web -- Promise of websites -- Examples of best websites -- Opportunities and issues with government websites and e-mail -- E-democracy at the local level -- Federal government on the web -- Opportunities and challenges -- Electronic government and Congress -- Part two: Congress responds -- Old communications and new -- Adapting to new technologies -- CyberCongress -- Internal review and criticism of new technologies-- Computers, e-mail, and websites -- E-mail overload -- Current state of congressional e-mail -- Junk mail and Congressional spam -- Who reads the mail? -- E-mail issues -- After September 11th -- Reaching out to constituents -- The promise of electronic mail -- Congressional websites -- Evaluating congressional websites -- Member websites -- Outstanding features -- Problems persist -- Committee and leadership websites -- What is not on congressional websites -- A congressional portal -- Part three: online democracy and communication -- Challenges and opportunities -- Spending more time in the District -- Access to committee hearings -- 60-day rule -- A congressional chief information officer -- Communicating after September 11th and anthrax -- Digital information -- Learning from state legislatures -- Congress and the deliberative process -- A virtual Congress -- Communicating across the digital divide -- Appendixes: Research methdology and best practices -- Best websites in Congress -- Other government websites -- Citizen-oriented websites -- Congressional website statistics -- Project vote smart national political awareness test
Control code
16842393
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 242 pages
Isbn
9780415946841
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2003022819
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm53315111

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