e-Governance and e-Democracy: Theory and Practice

Module code: MS7518

Module co-ordinator: Dr Vincent Campbell

Module Outline

This module offers a comprehensive examination of global e-government developments, including the use of the Internet by parliaments and political parties, the impact of government web sites on civic engagement, the implementation of e-voting initiatives, and the growing importance of the Internet as a political news source and platform for political debate. It will also consider the potential significance of alternative technology platforms for electronic public service delivery such as digital interactive television and mobile telephony.


  • Written assignment, 3,000-4,000 words (100%)