The Problem of E-Democracy and its Impact on Political Participation in Indonesia
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- E-democracy, Political Participation, ICT, Indonesia, Impact
Technology has developed so rapidly that it has influenced various aspects of people’s lives. In practice, the presence of media convergence also enters democratic life in democratic countries, including Indonesia. This study aims to examine how problems in implementing e-democracy and their impact on political participation in Indonesia. This study uses a qualitative approach with a case study method that focuses on extracting various data like books and journal articles related to problems in e-democracy practices and political participation in Indonesia. This research found that the use of the internet can significantly increase political participation. The fact that the implementation of e-democracy in Indonesia still raises dilemmas should also be the material of evaluation. Furthermore, the implementation of democratic freedom on the internet in Indonesia still has problems because internet freedom in Indonesia is categorized as partially free. Finally, to create a proportional e-democracy policy, the state must create an e-democracy policy embracing the principles of creating new public spaces for political interaction and deliberation, providing multi-way interactive communication channels, integrating e-democracy processes in the structure and development broader constitution, ensuring interaction between citizens and their elected representatives and government is meaningful, ensuring there is sufficient high-quality online information, involving efforts to recruit the broadest public voice into the democratic conversation, and reflecting the reality of geography and social structure in the environment on line.
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TY - CONF AU - Muhammad Saiful Aziz AU - Sofia Hasna PY - 2020 DA - 2020/12/21 TI - The Problem of E-Democracy and its Impact on Political Participation in Indonesia BT - Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Social and Political Sciences (ICOSAPS 2020) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 470 EP - 476 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.201219.071 DO - 10.2991/assehr.k.201219.071 ID - Aziz2020 ER -