activities have inspired a number of important research activities. We
work closely with academics and are open to specific collaborative proposals.
A number of research
articles are available:
Finally, an article
by Digital 4Sight puts the start of E-Democracy on the same chart as
Athenian Democracy, the French Revolution, and a Women's Right to Vote
.... They said this, not us.
NEW - Minnesota
E-Democracy Forum Participant Survey Report (PDF) - Danish Ph.D candidate
Jakob Linaa Jensen spent six months in Minnesota and surveyed a representative
sample of our forum participants. The survey
questions and background note from Steven Clift, E-Democracy Chair
is also available. Released, August 2004
History of Minnesota E-Democracy 1994, by G Scott Aikens (a co-founder
of Minnesota E-Democracy), 1996
Democracy and Computer-Mediated Communication: A Case Study in Minnesota,
a Ph.D by G Scott Aikens in 1997
and articles from Steven Clift, Minnesota E-Democracy founder and Board
Chair. Including A
Wired Agora: Minneapolis, Citizen Participation, the Internet and Squirrels
7 of the E-Democracy E-Book (2000),and Building
Citizen-based Electronic Democracy Efforts (1996).
an Online Political Community in Minnesota,
by Mick Souder,
co-founder and Vice Chair of E-Democracy, 1997
the Public Sphere through Cyberspace: The Case of Minnesota E-Democracy
by Lincoln Dahlberg, 2001
and Bonding Social Capital in an Online Public Sphere: the case of MN E-Democracy
(Word), a Masters Thesis by Kimberly B. Kirn, 2001- Provided by E-Democracy
with the permission of the author.
Engagement in the Cyberspace Era: A Study of a Local Cybergroup (PDF),
A Ph.D by Gay Henry Lyons, 2002 - This is NOT focused on Minnesota
E-Democracy specifically, but it does explore a similar forum like our
own in Knoxville, Tennesse.
Other search tricks:
files via Google that mention "Minnesota E-Democracy"
Doc files via Google that mention "Minnesota E-Democracy"
Here is THEIR