European E-Democracy in Practice
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This open access book explores how digital tools and social media technologies can contribute to better participation and involvement of EU citizens in European politics. By analyzing selected representative e-participation projects at the local, national and European governmental levels, it identifies the preconditions, best practices and shortcomings of e-participation practices in connection with EU decision-making procedures and institutions. The book features case studies on parliamentary monitoring, e-voting practices, and e-publics, and offers recommendations for improving the integration of e-democracy in European politics and governance. Accordingly, it will appeal to scholars as well as practitioners interested in identifying suitable e-participation tools for European institutions and thus helps to reduce the EU’s current democratic deficit.

This book is a continuation of the book “Electronic Democracy in Europe” published by Springer.

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  • Computer networking & communications
  • Computers
  • Computing & information technology
  • Democracy
  • digital democracy
  • e-democracy
  • E-governance
  • E-participation
  • E-petition
  • e-voting
  • electronic democracy
  • European Politics
  • European public sphere
  • European Union
  • Political Communication
  • Political communication via internet
  • Political Science
  • Political Science & Theory
  • Political structure & processes
  • Political structures: democracy
  • Politics & government
  • Public administration
  • Public engagement
  • Public Policy
  • social media and politics
  • Society & Social Sciences
  • Sociology
  • Sociology & anthropology
  • Technology—Sociological aspects


DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-27184-8


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