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Self-efficacy as a factor in the evaluation of e-petitions. (2009)
Conference Proceeding
Cruickshank, P., & Smith, C. F. (2009). Self-efficacy as a factor in the evaluation of e-petitions. In P. Parycek (Ed.), Proceedings of EDEM 2009 - Conference on Electronic Democracy (223-232)

E-petitions are seen as one response to a perceived decline in public trust of political institutions and the associated symptoms of disengagement. In this paper, some current research into epetitioning in Europe is reviewed, and the need to understa... Read More about Self-efficacy as a factor in the evaluation of e-petitions..

Young People and e-Democracy: Creating a Culture of Participation (2004)
Conference Proceeding
Masters, Z., Masters, Z., Macintosh, A., & Smith, E. (2004). Young People and e-Democracy: Creating a Culture of Participation. In R. Traunmuller (Ed.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science; Electronic Government (15-22). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-30078-6_3

Research originally suggested that new technologies, particularly the Internet, provided a useful mechanism for engaging young people - an otherwise largely disenfranchised group. Subsequent to the evaluation of a number of pioneering projects in thi... Read More about Young People and e-Democracy: Creating a Culture of Participation.

A social shaping perspective on an e-Governmental system(ic) failure. (2004)
Conference Proceeding
Davenport, E., & Horton, K. (2004). A social shaping perspective on an e-Governmental system(ic) failure. In R. Traunm├╝ller (Ed.), Electronic Government (186-193). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-30078-6_31

The paper that follows is concerned with the communities of interest (or actor networks) and communities of practice that articulate the delivery of e-government services, and with the discourse formations that shape the delivery of e-government serv... Read More about A social shaping perspective on an e-Governmental system(ic) failure..