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Title Political behavior and technology : voting advice applications in East Asia / edited by Da-chi Liao, Boyu Chen, and Michael J. Jensen.
Imprint Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.

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Subject Internet voting -- East Asia.
Political consultants -- East Asia.
Information technology -- East Asia.
Alt Name Liao, Da-chi, 1955-
Chen, Boyu, 1976-
Jensen, Michael J., 1976-
Description 1 online resource (viii, 188 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 167-177) and index.
Summary This volume is a study of the emergence and consequences of computerized voting advice applications (VAAs) in Japan, South Korea, and Taiwan. In contrast to the European experience of VAAs simplifying vote choices, this research shows that VAAs in East Asia may increase their complexity.
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Contents Cover; Half-Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; 1. Introduction; 2. Voting Advice Applications in Japan: An Overview; 3. Issue Voting: The Introduction and Development of VAAs in Korea; 4. Strengthening Democracy: Development of the iVoter Website in Taiwan; 5. The Effects of VAAs on Voter Sophistication in Japan; 6. Hurdles for VAAs in the Politics of Opacity; 7. The Connection and Effectiveness of iVoter in Taiwan's 2012 Legislative Election; 8. Conclusion: Voting Advice Applications, Information, and Democracy; Bibliography; List of Contributors.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781137518927 electronic bk.
1137518928 electronic bk.
9781349569083 print
9781137522061 softcover
ISBN/ISSN 10.1057/9781137518927
OCLC # 936361871
Additional Format Print version: Political behavior and technology 9781137522061 (DLC) 2015017608 (OCoLC)933780430

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