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Organised use of e-democracy tools for young people. (2006)
Conference Proceeding
Smith, E., Macintosh, A., & Whyte, A. (2006). Organised use of e-democracy tools for young people. In M. Wimmer, H. Scholl, Å. Grönlund, & K. Anderson (Eds.), Electronic Government: Communications of the Fifth International EGOV Conference 2006 (260-267)

This paper concerns use of an online policy debating forum: part of a suite of e-democracy tools for a local youth parliament. These e-democracy tools have been used and developed over the last 5 years and are vital to the parliament, as it serves a... Read More about Organised use of e-democracy tools for young people..

Technology to support participatory democracy. (2002)
Book Chapter
Macintosh, A., Davenport, E., Malina, A., & Whyte, A. (2002). Technology to support participatory democracy. In Å. Grönlund (Ed.), Electronic Government: design, applications and management (226-248). Idea Group Publishing. https://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-930708-19-8.ch011

This chapter focuses on the development, application and impact of information and communication technology on civic representation and participation in the democratic process. Governments, at local and national levels, need to restore public confide... Read More about Technology to support participatory democracy..

Partner Lens (PaL): work in progress on social browsers. (1999)
Book Chapter
Davenport, E., Buckner, K., Whyte, A., & Gillham, M. (1999). Partner Lens (PaL): work in progress on social browsers. In B. Fields, & P. Wright (Eds.), Design for collaboration: communities constructing technology (1-7). Department of Computer Science, University of York

Making interactions visible: tools for social browsing. (1999)
Conference Proceeding
Davenport, E., Connolly, R., Spence, R., Buckner, K., Whyte, A., & Barr, K. (1999). Making interactions visible: tools for social browsing. In M. Altom, & M. Williams (Eds.), CHI EA '99 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (35-36). https://doi.org/10.1145/632716.632742

The authors describe the problem of 'community myopia': a lack of awareness of people and resources that might assist members of a community to carry out tasks. They present a prototype social browser in two stages: a basic computer based social netw... Read More about Making interactions visible: tools for social browsing..