Use of the Internet by NGOs to Promote Government Accountability: The Case of Egypt

  • Khayrat Ayyad
Part of the Palgrave Macmillan Series in International Political Communication book series (PIPC)


From its inception as an information technology, the Internet has moved on to become a tool with the capacity to influence almost all aspects of human life. These include its use as a tool for persuasion, pro-social behavior, intergroup conflict, leadership, group discussion, and decisionmaking (Amichai-Hamburger 2008, 544). The Internet in the last decade has brought about dramatic changes not only in how individuals carry out day-to-day communications but also in how organizations conduct their business (Ayish 2004, 381; Kirat 2007, 166).


Civil Society United Arab Emirate Socioeconomic Development Interactive Communication Government Accountability 
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