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Ismael Peña-López

Sóc l'Ismael Peña-López.

Sóc professor dels Estudis de Dret i de Ciència Política de la Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, així com investigador a l'Internet Interdisciplinary Institute i l'eLearn Center de la mateixa. Des de novembre de 2013 estic a mitja jornada per a poder afegir-me a l’equip d’Open Evidence com a investigador i analista sènior. També dirigeixo el projecte d’Innovació Oberta de la Fundació Jaume Bofill.

Els meus principals interessos de recerca són l'impacte de les TIC a la societat (e-Readiness, divisòria digital), especialment en el Desenvolupament (e-Inclusió, ICT4D) i les institucions educatives (e-Learning, competència digital) i polítiques (e-participació, e-democracia).

ICT4D Blog

19/06/2015

New democratic movements (V). Taking stock: workshop concluding remarks

Notes from the Workshop on New democratic movements, civic culture and the transformations of democracy, organized by the Universitat Pompeu Fabra, in Barcelona, Spain, on June 18th and 19th, 2015. More notes on this event: new_democratic_movements.

Taking stock: workshop concluding remarks
Introduced by José Luís Martí

A common trend of these social movements is the way democracy works, coming after a deep discontent of the quality of democracy in general and its institutions in particular.

Another common trend, now in the how movements work, is horizontality. An idea that resonates with the movements back in the 1960s in ...

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Sociedad Red Blog

28/06/2015

El fin de la casta

Imagen de una corte con sus nobles y lacayos
La corte celestial de Indra, cortesía del Asian Curator at The San Diego Museum of Art

Y con las últimas elecciones municipales del pasado 24 de mayo en España, se acabó la casta.

En 2007, Gian Antonio Stella e Sergio Rizzo publicaban La casta. Così i politici italiani sono diventati intoccabili (La casta. Así los políticos italianos se han convertido en intocables), un libro en el que denunciaban la impunidad con que los representantes públicos en Italia conseguían hacer y deshacer a su antojo.

Cuatro ...

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Book chapter. The double edge of technology: an opportunity for inclusion and a risk of exclusion

Portada del Informe FAROS 2015

FAROS is the childhood and youth health observatory of the Sant Joan de Déu Hospital, one of the most renowned hospitals specialized in children and youngsters in Spain.

Every year they publish a book — the FAROS report — which deals about a topic of especial relevance for families and carers, helping them to understand it and to address it.

The 2015 edition of the FAROS report its entitled Las nuevas tecnologías en niños y adolescentes. Guía para educar saludablemente en una ...

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Book review: Networks of Outrage and Hope

Cover of the book review: Redes de indignación y esperanza

The Journal of Spanish Cultural Studies has just published a book review that I did on Manuel Castells' Redes de Indignación y Esperanza (Networks of Outrage and Hope in its English edition).

Unlike most reviews — not my words, but someone else's — my review is not just a description of what is in the book, but an actual review or, better put, a critique. Not necessarily negative one, mind you, but a reading with at least a ...

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