Electronic Voting and Democracy: A Comparative Analysis

Electronic Voting and Democracy: A Comparative Analysis

by Norbert Kersting, Harald Baldersheim
     
 

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Electronic and internet voting has become increasingly widespread in recent years, but which countries are the leaders of the movement and who lags behind? Is the digital divide likely to present a permanent challenge to electronic democracy? What are the experiences with regard to online voting, and what are the arguments for and against? Electronic Voting and

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Electronic and internet voting has become increasingly widespread in recent years, but which countries are the leaders of the movement and who lags behind? Is the digital divide likely to present a permanent challenge to electronic democracy? What are the experiences with regard to online voting, and what are the arguments for and against? Electronic Voting and Democracy examines these issues and the contexts in which they are played out, such as problems of legitimacy and the practical considerations that have driven some countries toward electronic voting faster than others.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230565029
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
08/18/2004
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
1 MB

Meet the Author

JOACHIM ÅSTRÖM Department of Social Sciences, University of Örebro, Sweden
HUBERTUS BUCHSTEIN Professor of Political Science, University of Greifswald, Germany
WOLFGANG DRECHSLER Department of Public Administration, University of Tartu, Estonia
HANS GESER Department of Political Science, University of Zurich, Switzerland
CAROLYN HRIBAR Department of Political Science, Kent State Uniersity, Ohio, USA
KIMMO GRÖNLUND Department of Political Science, Abo Akademi University, Turku, Finland
PIA KARGER Federal Ministry of the Interior, Berlin, Germany
ROBERT KOFLER Institute for Information Economics, Vienna University of Economics and BA, Austria
ROBERT KRIMMER Institute for Information Economics, Vienna University of Economics and BA, Austria
RONALD LEENES Department of Law, Twente University, Enschede, Netherlands
ÜLLE MADISE Executive Secretary and Advisor, Constitutional Committee, Estonian Parliament, Estonia
RAMONA S. MCNEAL Department of Political Science, Kent State University, Ohio, USA
PIPPA NORRIS John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University USA
JAN OLSSON Department of Social Sciences, University of Örebro, Sweden
LAWRENCE PRATCHETT Department of Public Policy, De Montfort University, Leicester, UK
ALEXANDER PROSSER Institute for Information Economics, Vienna University of Economics and BA, Austria
MAIJA SETÄLÄ Department of Political Science, University of Turku, Finland
FRED L. SOLOP Department of Political Science, University of Northern Arizona, USA
JÖRGEN S. SVENSSON Department of Sociology, Twente University, Emschede, Netherlands
CAROLINE J. TOLBERT Department of Political Science, Kent State University, Ohio, USA
MELVIN WINGFIELD Department of Public Policy, De Montfort University, Leicester, UK

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