Grant Number: 425766
- Description: Standard Grant
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- Award Period: 2004-05-01 to 2005-04-30
- Amount: $ 27446.00
U of MD Baltimore County
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This workshop will explore initial experiences in e-democracy in the US and in Europe. As well as experts in academic research aspects, attendees will include representativess of government agencies who have experimented with e-democracy on both sides of the Atlantic. Using a focus group methodology, the group will explore such questions as:
o What created the demand for the e-democracy projects which were undertaken?
o What were the principal barriers and facilitators encountered?
o What strategies were employed to overcome barriers?
o What changes in democratic practices, processes or structures have occured as a result of the projects?
A variety of new research questions will also be identified, and the workshop results will be disseminated on the Web and through scholarly journals.