Modinet - Center for
Medier og Demokrati
2300 København S
Jens Villiam Hoff
Center for Sundhed og Samfund
Øster Farimagsgade 5
DK-1014 Copenhagen K
Tel.: +45 35 32 33 86
Member of steering committee and head of theme Internet and democracy.
Hoff, J. (2005), ed.: Governance and Democracy. Democratic Transitions from Asian and European Perspectives. NIAS Press: Copenhagen 2005
Hoff, J. og Storgaard, K (2005), ed: Informationsteknologi og demokratisk innovation. Borgerdeltagelse, politisk kommunikation og offentlig styring. Modinet, Samfundslitteratur.
Hoff, J. and Bjerke, F.(2005): "Fences and Gates in Cyberspace. Is the Internet becoming a threat to democracy? i Information Policy, Vol. 10, no. 1.
Jens Hoff (2004): A Nail in the Coffin of the Public Sphere? Internet and political communication in a Danish municipality. Paper presented at the EGPA Annual Conference, Ljubljana, Slovenia, 1-4 September 2004.
Jens Hoff, Bella Markmann: "Internet og det lokale demokrati i odder kommune - dokumentation af en spørgeskemaundersøgelse". MODINET working paper, No.10 (pdf)
Hoff, Jens: "E-DEMOCRACY IN DENMARK. Black clouds on a blue sky?" Paper presented at a workshop on Internet, Governance and Democracy in Denmark and Asia. Images of Asia Festival. Aalborg University, Denmark, 24 September 2003. MODINET working paper, No. 5. (pdf)
Professional field of interest
Questions of power and democracy in relation to uses of information- and communication technology in politics and in political and public organizations. Local democracy and administration, and questions of citizen and user engagement/empowerment.
M.A. in Political Science, University of Copenhagen , 1980
Studies at Dept. of Political Science and Dept. of Sociology, U.C. Berkeley , USA , 1980.
Passed examinations for law school, 2 nd year, Dept. of Law, University of Copenhagen , 1983
Courses in computer programming; University of Copenhagen , 1986
Ph.D. in Political Science, University of Copenhagen , 1990