The European Union and E-Voting (Electronic Voting)
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The European Union and E-Voting (Electronic Voting)

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This is the first book to systematically evaluate e-voting from the wider European perspective. It focuses on the European experience, thereby raising key issues at the heart of the social sciences, legal scholarship and technology studies in a penetrating and interdisciplinary manner. It coincides with a crucial juncture for European integration in which the Convention on the Future of Europe and the 2004 Intergovernmental Conference will discuss measures to further democratize the EU.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 1138989207
  • 9781138989207

Table of contents

1. The European Union and E-voting: Upgrading Euro-Elections Fernando Mendez and Alexander H. TrechselPart One: Political Outcomes2. Internet Voting and the European Parliament Elections: Problems and Prospects Rachel Gibson3. E-voting as the Magic Ballot for European Parlimentary Elections? Evaluating E-voting in the light of Experiments in UK Local Elections Pippa Norris4. Second-Order Elections to the European Parliment: Is E-voting the Solution? Hermann SchmittPart Two: Legal Considerations5. Fundamental and Political Rights in Electronic Elections Pierre Garrone6. Introducing E-voting for the European Parliment Elections: The Constitutional Problems Andreas Auer and Mario MendezPart Three: Designing E-voting7. Designning Internet Voting: The Potential Impact of a Pre-voting Public Sphere on Pre-electoral Opinion Formation Raphael Kies and Hanspeter Kriesi8. Balancing Security and simplicity in E-Voting: Towards an Effective Compromise Lawrence Pratchett, Melvin Wingfield, N. Ben Fairweather and Simon RogersonPart Four: Institutional Visions9. E-Voting, E-democracy and EU-democracy: A Thought Experiment Philippe C. Schmitter10. E-Voting: A new Political Institution for the Network Society? New Life for an Old Democratic Procedure Karl-Heinz LadeurEpilogue: Internet Voting and Democratic Politics in an Age of Crisis and Risk Stephen Colemanshow more