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dc.contributor.authorMarcella, Rita
dc.contributor.authorBaxter, Graeme
dc.contributor.authorCheah, Shih
dc.date.accessioned2017-09-12T11:10:09Z
dc.date.available2017-09-12T11:10:09Z
dc.date.issued2007-06-25en
dc.identifier.citationMARCELLA, R., BAXTER, G. and CHEAH, S. 2007. The use of the Internet by political parties and candidates in the 2007 Scottish Parliament election. Presented at the 1st information: interactions and impact conference (i3 2007), 25-28 June 2007, Aberdeen, UK.en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10059/2501
dc.descriptionConference Publications. A journal article based on this research output can be found at http://hdl.handle.net/10059/954
dc.description.abstractThis paper reports the results of a study which investigated the use of the Internet by political parties and individual candidates as part of their campaigns for election to the Scottish Parliament in 2007. This was a comparative, follow-up study to one conducted prior to the previous Scottish Parliamentary election in 2003. Two methodologies were used in gathering data. Firstly, the content of the websites of 27 political parties and 12 individual candidates was analysed to identify the ways in which political participation by the Scottish public was encouraged via the provision of in for mation and of opportunities for interaction, debate and feedback. Secondly, a series of email enquiries, based around key policy issues, was directed at political parties and individual candidates, to measure the speed and extent of response, as well as any efforts made towards the creation of an ongoing relationship with potential voters. The results indicate that the Internet was used mainly for the dissemination of information and ideas rather than for their exchange.en
dc.language.isoengen
dc.publisherRobert Gordon Universityen
dc.relation.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10059/954
dc.rightshttps://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0en
dc.rightsAttribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International*
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dc.subjectInterneten
dc.subjectPolitical partiesen
dc.subjectElection campaignsen
dc.subjectScottish Parliamenten
dc.titleThe use of the Internet by political parties and candidates in the 2007 Scottish Parliament election.en
dc.typeConference publicationsen
dcterms.publicationdate2007-06-28en
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