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Young People and e-Democracy: Creating a Culture of Participation

Conference Proceeding
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

Conference Proceeding
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 ...

E-voting: the powerful symbol of e-democracy

Conference Proceeding
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

Conference Proceeding
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...