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    Open Democracy Advice Centre

    ODAC’s promotes open and transparent democracy; foster a culture of corporate and government accountability; and assist people in South Africa to be able to realise their human rights
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    Learning for change in accountable governance programming

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2016
    Making All Voices Count makes grants to support innovations and technologies that have the potential to transform governance, and supports research about what works in accountable governance, and why.This paper provides an introduction to some of the different kinds of learning that are important in implementing and monitoring accountable governance programmes.
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    The quest for citizen-led accountability: looking into the state

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2016
    In citizen-led accountability initiatives, we understand much more about how citizens mobilise around accountability demands than we do about what leads state agents to respond to them. This report highlights some key themes that are important in exploring the state side of the accountability equation.
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    A tale of two consultations: online participatory practices in Brazil

    IT for Change, 2017
    When it comes to ICT-mediated governance participation in Brazil, Internet penetration still remains a major challenge, with only around half of homes having connectivity. Opportunities to influence public policy frameworks and government strategies through the Internet, or even through offline interaction, are limited.
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    When digital democracy falls short: insights from Colombia

    IT for Change, 2017
    Colombian e-government development has been internationally recognised by the UN as a leader in Latin America, and one of the 20 most developed nations of the world in the area. However, ICT tools and services such as broadband are a luxury.
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    Citizen participation and the rise of the Open Source City in Spain 

    IT for Change, 2017
    In the public sector, Spain has made big efforts not to lag behind digital leaders in terms of public e-readiness and e-government, but the country's economic and political frameworks have dragged it downwards in global Networked Readiness rankings.
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    Digital mapping in Warwick Junction and the remaking of ‘space’: notes from South Africa

    IT for Change, 2017
    There have been significant shifts in the policy environment of South Africa that are transforming the way citizen engagement takes place in the country. However, high income inequality in South Africa extends to the differentiated experiences of ICT-mediated engagement amongst citizens.
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    A citizenship in crisis: voice, welfare and other contestations in the digital state

    IT for Change, 2017
    The vision, design and implementation of e-governance in India with its attendant “datafication” leads to many pertinent questions about the changing nature of governance and state-citizen engagement.
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    Democratic accountability in the digital age

    IT for Change, 2016
    There is, this Brief argues, a new governance paradigm emerging, characterised by the rise of "governance by networks" and "rule by data". This flux, say the authors, is marked by a hollowing out of the state, replacement of human functions in public administration by digital technologies, and networks where private actors are becoming part of government.

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