Review of 'Innovations in Participatory Politics' by B. Loader and D. Mercea, eds.
Taylor-Smith, E. (2013)
Review of 'Innovations in Participatory Politics' by B. Loader and D. Mercea, eds. Information Polity, 18, 93-96. https://doi.org/10.3233/IP-130298
Brian Loader and Dan Mercea rally a group of political/social/media scientists to shed light on social media and democracy. Is social media supporting transformations of democ...
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...
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 ...
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...