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E-röstning: En idéanalys sett ur val och deltagardemokrati
Linnaeus University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Political Science.
2016 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

In this paper I discuss e-voting through the theories of Robert Dahl and Carole Pateman.  Dahls view of an electoral democracy and Patemans participatory democracy is used as a foundation for the discussion. A brief introduction to e-democracy is also provided and used in the discussion because of the strong conection between e-voting and edemocracy. E-voting is explained mostly with the help of understanding the Norwegian and Estonian experiences. The aspects of e-voting that is focused on include trust for the system, accessibility and secrecy and freedom of the vote. In the results I can show that e-voting has both positive and negative inpacts on Dahl and Patemans theories and why it is controversial. The results also points to the positive inpacts e-democracy might have on both the theories and on democracy altogether.

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2016.
Keyword [en]
E-voting, Robert Dahl, Carole Pateman, E-democracy, Democracy
National Category
Social Sciences
Identifiers
URN: urn:nbn:se:lnu:diva-53233OAI: oai:DiVA.org:lnu-53233DiVA: diva2:934999
Educational program
International Politics Studies, specialization Political Analysis, 180 credits
Available from: 2016-06-10 Created: 2016-06-09 Last updated: 2016-06-10Bibliographically approved

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