Vol 8, No 2 (2012)

Special Issue: Community Informatics and Open Government Data

Table of Contents

Editorial

The Promises and Perils of Open Government Data (OGD) HTML *
Tim G. Davies, Zainab Ashraf Bawa
Two Worlds of Open Government Data: Getting the Lowdown on Public Toilets in Chennai and Other Matters HTML
Michael Gurstein

Articles

The Rhetoric of Transparency and its Reality: Transparent Territories, Opaque Power and Empowerment HTML
Bhuvaneswari Raman
“This is what modern deregulation looks like” : co-optation and contestation in the shaping of the UK’s Open Government Data Initiative HTML
Jo Bates
Data Template For District Economic Planning HTML
Sharadini Rath
Guidelines for Designing Deliberative Digital Habitats: Learning from e-Participation for Open Data Initiatives HTML
Fiorella De Cindio
Unintended Behavioural Consequences of Publishing Performance Data: Is More Always Better? HTML
Simon McGinnes, Kasturi Muthu Elandy
Open Government Data and the Right to Information: Opportunities and Obstacles HTML
Katleen Janssen

Notes from the field

Mapping the Tso Kar basin in Ladakh HTML
Shashank Srinivasan
Collecting data in Chennai City and the limits of openness HTML
Nithya V Raman
Apps For Amsterdam HTML
Tom Demeyer
Open Data - what the citizens really want HTML
Wolfgang Both
Trustworthy Records and Open Data HTML
Anne Catherine Thurston
Exploring the politics of Free/Libre/Open Source Software (FLOSS) in the context of contemporary South Africa; how are open policies implemented in practice? HTML
Asne Kvale Handlykken

Points of View

Some Observations on the Practice of “Open Data” As Opposed to Its Promise HTML
Roland J. Cole


The Journal of Community Informatics. ISSN: 1712-4441