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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. Durant el 2014 també sóc el Director del 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

30/01/2015

Towards a definition of the network party

Graphs of networks: traditional parties and the 15M movement
Traditional parties and the 15M movement according to Aragón et al. (2013) and Toret (2013), respectively.

Network Society sociologist Manuel Castells has often in his work talked about the concept of the network enterprise. Despite he does not actually provide a formal characterization of what a network enterprise is — or I failed to find one — the concept is very appealing. And is not only appealing when confronting it with aa Taylorist/Fordist model vs. a Kanban/Toyotist model, but because it is an open enough ...

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Sociedad Red Blog

21/02/2015

El engorro de los nuevos partidos

La aparición de nuevos partidos políticos suele recibirse de forma muy diferente por parte de políticos y politólogos — solo por eso vale la pena distinguir unos de otros: no pueden ser más diferentes. Los politólogos suelen recibir con brazos abiertos y excitación la creación de nuevos partidos políticos, como los meteorólogos esperan la inestabilidad, las bajas presiones y, a ser posible, un tifón (aunque sea pequeño). Los políticos, por el contrario, suelen ser recelosos de la potencial competencia que ...

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Notícies

New paper. Spanish Indignados and the evolution of the 15M movement on Twitter: towards networked para-institutions

Cover of the paper Spanish Indignados and the evolution of the 15M movement on Twitter: towards networked para-institutions

My colleagues Mariluz Congosto, Pablo Aragón and I just got a paper published. It is the final, improved version of a research that had already been presented thus:

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Open social innovation: the political organization as a platform

Book cover for Comunicació pel Canvi Social

In the last months I have been reflecting — especially in my blog in Spanish, SociedadRed, but also here — on the impact of ICTs on political institutions, and how these institutions are — or, in my opinion, should — adapting to new forms of participation and citizen organization.

I have especially addressed the highly innovative environment of these social practices, and thus (re)approached innovation, open innovation and social innovation but now under the new light ...

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