Location Based Services for Public Policy Making: The Direct and Indirect Way to e-Participation



This article investigates the areas of e-Participation and
Location-Based Services and proposes services that facilitate citizens’
participation in public policy making. When using these
services, citizens will be alerted to relevant policies and public
policy making when they are moving from one place to another.
This article enhances the body of knowledge as it proposes:
(a) a Location-Based Services classification, (b) a roadmap for
Location-Based Services in e-Participation, (c) a classification of
concerns and challenges in this area, and (d) direct and indirect
location-based services in e-Participation for public policy making.
The article opens new areas for research and highlights issues
of concern and challenges.


e-Participation; location-based services; public policy making


Location Based Services


Information Systems Management, Vol. 29, #4, pp. 269-283 2012

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