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Title ICT, public administration and democracy in the coming decade / edited by Albert Meijer, Frank Bannister, and Marcel Thaens.

Publication Info. Amsterdam : IOS Press, 2013.

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Description 1 online resource.
Series Innovation and the public sector ; v.20
Innovation and the public sector ; v.20.
Summary The physicist Neils Bohr allegedly wrote that "Prediction is very difficult, especially about the future". Many academics believe that serious scholars should never attempt to write about the future, but some awareness of the ways in which the future of e-government may evolve is needed if well-grounded long-term decisions about issues such as infrastructures, institutions and educational programs are to be made. In addition, future-oriented research is of the utmost importance for informed public debate about technological developments with far reaching societal implications. This book marks.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical reference and indexes.
Contents Introduction / Albert Meijer, Frank Bannister, and Marcel Thaens -- Forward to the past : lessons for the future of e-government from the story so far / Frank Bannister and Regina Connolly -- The information polity : towards a two speed future? / John A. Taylor -- E-government is dead : long live public administration 2.0 / Miriam Lips -- Surveillance as x-ray / C. William R. Webster -- Towards a smart state? Inter-agency collaboration, information integration, and beyond / J. Ramon Gil-Garcia -- The social media innovation challenge in the public sector / Ines Mergel -- A good man but a bad wizard : about the limits and future of transparancy of democratic governments / Stephan Grimmelikhuijsen -- The do it yourself state : the future of participatory democracy / Albert J. Meijer -- Five trends that matter : challenges to 21st century electronic government / Hans Jochen Scholl -- Why does e-government look as it does? : looking beyond the explanatory emptiness of the e-government concept / Victor Bekkers -- Big questions of e-government research / Mete Yildiz -- Subject index -- Author index.
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Internet in public administration.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Added Author Meijer, Albert, 1967- editor.
Bannister, Frank (Associate Professor (Statistics)), editor.
Thaens, Marcel, editor.
IOS Press.
Other Form: Original 1614992436 9781614992431
ISBN 9781614992448 (electronic bk.)
1614992444 (electronic bk.)