Volume 40, Number 2, June 2016

Editor’s Comments: Synergies Between Big Data and Theory
Arun Rai (pp. iii-ix)

Special Issue: ICT and Societal Challenges

Designing for Digital Transformation: Lessons for Information Systems Research from the Study of ICT and Societal Challenges
Ann Majchrzak, M. Lynne Markus, and Jonathan Wareham (pp. 267-277)

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 Implementations
Viswanath Venkatesh, Arun Rai, Tracy Ann Sykes, and Ruba Aljafari (pp. 353-380)

Research Notes

The Internet and Racial Hate Crime: 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 Díaz 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 Leong, Shan L. 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)