DiscoverWonks and War RoomsCitizenship and the Digital Context with Anowa Quarcoo
Citizenship and the Digital Context with Anowa Quarcoo

Citizenship and the Digital Context with Anowa Quarcoo

Update: 2021-03-17
Share

Description

Co-founder of CivicTechTO and self-declared certified nerd, Anowa Quarcoo chats with Elizabeth about the idea of citizenship. They talk about legal and cultural definitions of citizenship before jumping into a discussion of what counts as a citizen in a digital era. From civic leaders, to publics, to users, to citizens - they talk about how some terms can be empowering while others can be exclusionary. Key take-away? Context matters. You need to ask why you are trying to define a group with this kind of term and pick accordingly.

Additional Resources

There are a lot of definitions of citizenship out there. Elizabeth summarizes legal and cultural definitions quickly in the episode, drawing on what she and Florian Martin-Bariteau wrote in their Introduction to the Citizenship in a Connected Canada book (available open access!).

Check out CivicTechTO, one of North America's largest civic hacking communities.

Comments 
00:00
00:00
x

0.5x

0.8x

1.0x

1.25x

1.5x

2.0x

3.0x

Sleep Timer

Off

End of Episode

5 Minutes

10 Minutes

15 Minutes

30 Minutes

45 Minutes

60 Minutes

120 Minutes

Citizenship and the Digital Context with Anowa Quarcoo

Citizenship and the Digital Context with Anowa Quarcoo