E-Governance and Social Inclusion: Concepts and Cases

Concepts and Cases

Author: Baum, Scott

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 1466661070

Category: Political Science

Page: 356

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The application of e-government technologies has led to increased public participation and social inclusion, while allowing for greater government transparency. These technologies provide accessibility to online content and services while offering the public an active voice in governmental issues. E-Governance and Social Inclusion: Concepts and Cases presents current and emerging research about the implementation of technology in government and its broad social implications. This handbook aims to be a comprehensive reference publication for academicians, researchers, practitioners, students, and managers with an interest in e-government content and the ability for the public to access and utilize this technology.

Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology

Author: Mehdi Khosrow-Pour,Mehdi Khosrowpour

Publisher: IGI Global Snippet

ISBN: 9781605660264

Category: Computers

Page: 523

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"This set of books represents a detailed compendium of authoritative, research-based entries that define the contemporary state of knowledge on technology"--Provided by publisher.

Exploring Services Science

Third International Conference, IESS 2012, Geneva, Switzerland, February 15-17, 2012, Proceedings

Author: Mehdi Snene

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 364228227X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 371

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This book contains the refereed proceedings of the Third International Conference on Exploring Services Science (IESS) which was held in Geneva, Switzerland, in February 2012. At the conference, researchers from all over the world presented innovative ideas, research, and applications in the design, management, and evaluation of services. This year, the main theme was the interdisciplinary aspect of services. The 22 full papers accepted for IESS were selected from 46 submissions and presented ideas and results related to innovation, services discovery, services engineering, and services management as well as the application of services in information technology, business, e-learning and public administration.

Connecting Democracy

Online Consultation and the Flow of Political Communication

Author: Stephen Coleman,Peter M. Shane

Publisher: MIT Press

ISBN: 0262016567

Category: Computers

Page: 423

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The global explosion of online activity is steadily transforming the relationship between government and the public. The first wave of change, "e-government," enlisted the Internet to improve management and the delivery of services. More recently, "e-democracy" has aimed to enhance democracy itself using digital information and communication technology. One notable example of e-democratic practice is the government-sponsored (or government-authorized) online forum for public input on policymaking. This book investigates these "online consultations" and their effect on democratic practice in the United States and Europe, examining the potential of Internet-enabled policy forums to enrich democratic citizenship. The book first situates the online consultation phenomenon in a conceptual framework that takes into account the contemporary media environment and the flow of political communication; then offers a multifaceted look at the experience of online consultation participants in the United States, the United Kingdom, and France; and finally explores the legal architecture of U.S. and E. U. online consultation. As the contributors make clear, online consultations are not simply dialogues between citizens and government but constitute networked communications involving citizens, government, technicians, civil society organizations, and the media. The topics examined are especially relevant today, in light of the Obama administration's innovations in online citizen involvement.

Digital Government

E-Government Research, Case Studies, and Implementation

Author: Hsinchun Chen,Lawrence Brandt,Valerie Gregg,Roland Traunmüller,Sharon Dawes,Eduard Hovy,Ann Macintosh,Catherine A. Larson

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 0387716114

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 730

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At last, a right up-to-the-minute volume on a topic of huge national and international importance. As governments around the world battle voter apathy, the need for new and modernized methods of involvement in the polity is becoming acute. This work provides information on advanced research and case studies that survey the field of digital government. Successful applications in a variety of government settings are delineated, while the authors also analyse the implications for current and future policy-making. Each chapter has been prepared and carefully edited within a structured format by a known expert on the individual topic.

E-Governance and Civic Engagement: Factors and Determinants of E-Democracy

Factors and Determinants of E-Democracy

Author: Manoharan, Aroon

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 161350084X

Category: Political Science

Page: 647

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"Thia book examines how e-government facilitates online public reporting, two-way communication and debate, online citizen participation in decision-making, and citizen satisfaction with e-governance"--Provided by publisher.

Renewal in European Local Democracies

Puzzles, Dilemmas and Options

Author: Linze Schaap,Harry Daemen

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3531187635

Category: Political Science

Page: 226

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This book explores the dynamics of democratic reform processes in European local government. On the basis of analyses of theoretical challenges to present developments, the book pays attention to processes of democratic innovation inspired by classical representative democracy and by new forms of democracy influenced by notions of governance, participation, e-governance, empowering civil society and the like. Also attention is given to the role of regionalization and of leader- ship in efforts to revitalize local democracy. Cases from all over Europe are being studied.

Handbook of Research on Democratic Strategies and Citizen-Centered E-Government Services

Author: Doli?anin, ?emal

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 1466672676

Category: Law

Page: 455

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Over the past few years, e-government has been rapidly changing the way governmental services are provided to citizens and businesses. These services improve business and government exchange capability, provide a new way to discover and share information, and play a part in the evolution of future technologies. The Handbook of Research on Democratic Strategies and Citizen-Centered E-Government Services seeks to address which services in e-government should be provided to users and how. This premier reference work gives an overview of the latest achievements in the field of e-government services, provides in-depth analysis of and research on the development and deployment of cutting-edge applications, and provides insight into future trends for researchers, teachers, students, government workers, and IT professionals.