Towards the enhancement of e‐democracy: identifying the notion of the ‘middleman paradox’

  title={Towards the enhancement of e‐democracy: identifying the notion of the ‘middleman paradox’},
  author={Harald Mahrer and Robert Krimmer},
  journal={Information Systems Journal},
  • H. Mahrer, R. Krimmer
  • Published 1 January 2005
  • Economics, Computer Science
  • Information Systems Journal
Abstract. The challenge towards e‐democracy, through the electronic transformation of political systems, has become increasingly evident within developed economies. It is regarded as an approach for increased and better quality citizen participation in the democratic processes. E‐democracy forms a component of overall e‐government initiatives where technology adoption and diffusion, to enhance wider access to, and the delivery of, government services, are apparent. However, previous research… Expand
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