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Comparative E-Government

By Christopher G. Reddick

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This book explores information and communication technology in
delivery of government services. Experts describe e-government
initiatives in developed and developing countries region by region,
with a final section on global developments and future prospects.

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  • ISBN13: 978-1-4419-6535-6
  • 700 Pages
  • User Level: Professionals
  • Publication Date: August 19, 2010
  • Available eBook Formats: PDF
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Comparative E-Government examines the impact of information and communication technology (ICT) on governments throughout the world. It focuses on the adoption of e-government both by comparing different countries, and by focusing on individual countries and the success and challenges that they have faced. With 32 chapters from leading e-government scholars and practitioners from around the world, there is representation of developing and developed countries and their different stages of e-government adoption. Part I compares the adoption of e-government in two or more countries. The purpose of these chapters is to discern the development of e-government by comparing different counties and their individual experiences. Part II provides a more in-depth focus on case studies of e-government adoption in select countries. Part III, the last part of the book, examines emerging innovations and technologies in the adoption of e-government in different countries. Some of the emerging technologies are the new social media movement, the development of e-participation, interoperability, and geographic information systems (GIS).
Table of Contents

Table of Contents

  1. E
  2. Government Maturity Over Ten Years: A Comparative Analysis of E
  3. Government Maturity in Select Countries around the World.
  4. Framework of e
  5. Governance at the Local Government Level.
  6. A comparative study of Contents of e
  7. Government service websites of Middle East and North African (MENA) countries.
  8. Towards E
  9. participation in the Middle East and Northern Europe.
  10. Evaluation of the Impact and Adoption of E
  11. governemtn Services in the Balkans.
  12. A Challenging E
  13. Journey along the Silk Road: Lessons Learned from E
  14. Governments in China and India.
  15. Digital Government in North America: A Comparative Analysis of Policy and Program Priorities in Canada, Mexico and the United States.
  16. Adoption of Web 2.0.
  17. E
  18. Government and Fedearlism in Italy and Canada: A Comparative Assessment.
  19. Adoption of E
  20. Government by disadvantaged groups in the United States and the United Kingdom.
  21. Implementing E
  22. Government locally: An empirical survey from the European metropolitan area Rhine
  23. Neckar.
  24. E
  25. Government adoption landscape Zambia: Context, Issues and Challenges.
  26. Challenges of Effective E
  27. Governance: Problems of Transparency, Infrastructure and Connectivity in Kenya.
  28. The politics of E
  29. Government in Spain: Between recent innovations and old inertias.
  30. Technological Adoption of a Privatized E
  31. Government: Implications for Democracy and Socially Marginalized Communities in Brazil. The Challenges of E
  32. Governance in a Small, Developing Society: The Case of Trinidad and Tobago.
  33. Towards E
  34. Government Transformation in Turkey: Policy and Implementation.
  35. Measuring E
  36. Government Adoption by Governments: The Greek Case.
  37. Critical Factors for Adoption of E
  38. Government: Validity of Adoption Model in Indian Context.
  39. Conceptualizating and Implementation of E
  40. Government in India.
  41. E
  42. Government in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus.
  43. SCRAN's Development of a Trans
  44. National Comparator for the Standardiztion of e
  45. Government Services.
  46. Public Participation Geographic Information Systems: A Literature Survey.
  47. Learning with GIS
  48. based Monitors in the Netherlands.
  49. Bridginng the Other Divide: An Assessment of the Usability of Trinidad and Tobago Government Ministry Websites.
  50. E
  51. Government in New Zealand: Local Governments, Digital Divides and the National Digital Strategy.
  52. A Study of E
  53. Government and Political Indicators in Developing Nations with and without Access
  54. to
  55. Information Laws.
  56. Socializing E
  57. governance: A Parallel Study of Participatory E
  58. Governance and Emerging Social Media.
  59. E
  60. Goverment, Accountability, and Performance: Best
  61. In
  62. Class Governments in European Union Countries.
  63. The OECD Budgetary Transparency: An Examination of Online Budgetary Information across European Union Countries.
  64. Does Size or Geography Matter? Empirical Analysis of Finnish Local Government Services on the Internet.
  65. e
  66. Government Interoperability Framework: A Case Study in a Developing Country.

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