Volume 40, Number 2 — June 2016

Special Issue: ICT and Societal Challenges

The introduction to the special issue is located in the Editorial Statements section


Research Articles

The Duality of Empowerment and Marginalization in Microtask Crowdsourcing: Giving Voice to the Less Powerful Through Value Sensitive Design
Xuefei (Nancy) Deng, K. D. Joshi, and Robert D. Galliers
(pp. 279-302)

Are Social Media Emancipatory or Hegemonic? Societal Effects of Mass Media Digitization in the Case of the SOPA Discourse
Shaila M. Miranda, Amber Young, and Emre Yetgin
(pp. 303-329)

Digital Action Repertoires and Transforming a Social Movement Organization
Lisen Selander and Sirkka L. Jarvenpaa
(pp. 331-352)

Combating Infant Mortality in Rural India: Evidence from a Field Study of eHealth Kiosk Imlementations
Viswanath Venkatesh, Arun Rai, Tracy Ann Sykes, and Ruba Aljafari
(pp. 353-380)

Research Notes

The Internet and Racial Hate Crimes: Offline Spillovers from Online Access
Jason Chan, Anindya Ghose, and Robert Seamans
(pp. 381-403)

Information and Communication Technology and the Social Inclusion of Refugees
Antonio Diaz Andrade and Bill Doolin
(pp. 405-416)

Does Information and Communication Technology Lead to the Well-Being of Nations? A Country-Level Empirical Investigation
Kartik K. Ganju, Paul A. Pavlou, and Rajiv D. Banker
(pp. 417-430)

The Evolution of an ICT Platform-Enabled Ecosystem for Poverty Alleviation: The Case of eKutir
Srivardhini K. Jha, Alain Pinsonneault, and Laurette Dubé
(pp. 431-445)

A Multiagent Competitive Gaming Platform to Address Societal Challenges
Wolfgang Ketter, Markus Peters, John Collins, and Alok Gupta
(pp. 447-460)

Multiplex Appropriation in Complex Systems Implementation: The Case of Brazil’s Correspondent Banking System
Paul M. Leonardi, Diane E. Bailey, Eduardo H. Diniz, Dan Sholler, and Bonnie Nardi
(pp. 461-473)

The Emergence of Self-Organizing E-Commerce Ecosystems in Remote Villages of China: A Tale of Digital Empowerment for Rural Development
Carmen Mei Ling Leong, Shan-Ling Pan, Sue Newell, and Lili Cui
(pp. 475-484)

Identity Verification and Societal Challenges: Explaining the Gap Between Service Provision and Development Outcomes
Kathy McGrath
(pp. 485-500)

ICT, Intermediaries, and the Transformation of Gendered Power Structures
Elisa Oreglia and Janaki Srinivasan
(pp. 501-510)

You Can’t Bribe a Computer: Dealing with the Societal Challenge of Corruption Through ICT
Shirish C. Srivastava, Thompson S. H. Teo, and Sarv Devaraj
(pp. 511-526)