Supporting young people's political participation through distributed discussion - lessons obtained from an EU pilot.
Presentation / Conference
Kimpeler, S., Lindner, R., Taylor-Smith, E. & Pruulmann-Vengerfeldt, P. (2012, July)
Supporting young people's political participation through distributed discussion - lessons obtained from an EU pilot. Paper presented at IPSA XXII World Congress of Political Science, Madrid, Spain
Several studies recently identified risks and advantages to young people in using the Internet and explicitly recognise the importance of young people’s informed involvement i...
Distributed Discussion: An Integrated eParticipation Model for Engaging Young People in Technology Policy
Taylor-Smith, E., Kimpeler, S., & Pruulmann-Vengerfeldt, P. (2011)
Distributed Discussion: An Integrated eParticipation Model for Engaging Young People in Technology Policy. In Y. Charalabidis, & S. Koussouris (Eds.), Empowering Open and Collaborative Governance, 181-197. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag. doi:10.1007/978-3-642-27219-6_10
This chapter describes an eParticipation model, designed to be especially appropriate to young people and complex topics: distributed discussion. It draws on the experiences o...
Young People and e-Democracy: Creating a Culture of Participation
Masters, Z., Masters, Z., Macintosh, A., & Smith, E. (2004)
Young People and e-Democracy: Creating a Culture of Participation. In R. Traunmuller (Ed.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science; Electronic Government. , (15-22). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-30078-6_3
Research originally suggested that new technologies, particularly the Internet, provided a useful mechanism for engaging young people - an otherwise largely disenfranchised gr...
Culture and context in an online voting system for young people
Whyte, A., Macintosh, A. & Smith, E. (2004)
Culture and context in an online voting system for young people. In Duquennoy, P., Zuccato, A., Holvast, J. & Fischer Hübner, S. (Eds.). Proceedings of the IFIP WG 9.2, 9.6/11.7 Summer School on Risks and Challenges of the Network Society, 107-114. ISBN 9185335037
This paper describes the design and evaluation of an e-voting system used to elect representatives to a local youth parliament, in the Highland region of Scotland. The system ...
Electronic Democracy and Young People
Macintosh, A., Robson, E., Smith, E. & Whyte, A. (2003)
Electronic Democracy and Young People. Social Science Computer Review. 21(1), 43-54. doi:10.1177/0894439302238970. ISSN 0894-4393
This article examines action to address young people’s apathy to the democratic process and politics in general, by considering possibilities for using information and communi...
E-voting: the powerful symbol of e-democracy
Smith, E., & Macintosh, A. (2003)
E-voting: the powerful symbol of e-democracy. In R. Traunmueller (Ed.), Electronic Government: Second International Conference, EGOV 2003, Prague, Czech Republic, September 1-5, 2003, Proceedings. , (240-245). https://doi.org/10.1007/10929179_43
This paper focuses on an Internet-enabled remote voting system for a young people's parliament in the Highland region of Scotland. The parliament was established to increase y...
Citizen Participation in Public Affairs
Macintosh, A., & Smith, E. (2002)
Citizen Participation in Public Affairs. In R. Traunmüller, & K. Lenk (Eds.), Electronic Government, 256-263. https://doi.org/10.1007/3-540-46138-8_41
Reflecting on the European Commissions stated aim to broaden democracy this paper examines the nature of e-participation and considers concepts of democracy and issues surroun...