Electronic Democracy and Young People

  title={Electronic Democracy and Young People},
  author={A. Macintosh and E. Robson and E. Smith and A. Whyte},
  journal={Social Science Computer Review},
  pages={43 - 54}
  • A. Macintosh, E. Robson, +1 author A. Whyte
  • Published 2003
  • Sociology
  • Social Science Computer Review
  • 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 communication technology to engage young people. The article describes two e-democracy systems in use in Scotland, which provide young people with opportunities to participate in and understand democratic decision making. The systems are designed to allow young people to deliberate issues of importance to them. The Highland… CONTINUE READING
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