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Electronic government in Japan: Towards harmony between technology solutions and administrative systems

Toshiro Kita

in Recovering from Success: Innovation and Technology Management in Japan

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199297320
eISBN:
9780191711237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297320.003.0016
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This chapter looks at government and policy from a different perspective. E-Government has been an important if overlooked part of the e-Japan strategy, and central to this is Juki-net. The debacle ... More


Lineages of the Digital State

Philip N. Howard

in The Digital Origins of Dictatorship and Democracy: Information Technology and Political Islam

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199736416
eISBN:
9780199866441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199736416.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

This chapter addresses two important questions: Which governments are online? What is the relative capacity of their information infrastructure? There are many aspects to the information society, and ... More


Transparency and Digital Government

Helen Margetts

in Transparency: The Key to Better Governance?

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263839
eISBN:
9780191734915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263839.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Digital government refers to the use by government of information and communication technology, including the Internet, both internally and to interact with citizens, businesses, and other ... More


Acquiring and Managing Government IT

Patrick Dunleavy, Helen Margetts, Simon Bastow, and Jane Tinkler

in Digital Era Governance: IT Corporations, the State, and e-Government

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199296194
eISBN:
9780191700750
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296194.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology, Political Economy

The arrival of the Internet and the digital era required governments to raise their game technologically if they were to have any chance of encouraging citizens and enterprises to do so as well. This ... More


Explaining Performance I: The Impact of Governance Institutions and Bureaucratic Cultures

Patrick Dunleavy, Helen Margetts, Simon Bastow, and Jane Tinkler

in Digital Era Governance: IT Corporations, the State, and e-Government

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199296194
eISBN:
9780191700750
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296194.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology, Political Economy

This chapter looks at how far differences in public management and public administration factors seem to shape countries' divergent experiences with government IT development. It examines four key, ... More


Social Security: Managing Mass Payments and Responding to Welfare State change

Patrick Dunleavy, Helen Margetts, Simon Bastow, and Jane Tinkler

in Digital Era Governance: IT Corporations, the State, and e-Government

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199296194
eISBN:
9780191700750
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296194.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology, Political Economy

In advanced industrial countries, the key institutional means of accomplishing support is the welfare state, and between half and three-fifths of the population at any one time will depend wholly or ... More


Immigration: Technology Changes and Administrative Renewal

Patrick Dunleavy, Helen Margetts, Simon Bastow, and Jane Tinkler

in Digital Era Governance: IT Corporations, the State, and e-Government

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199296194
eISBN:
9780191700750
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296194.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology, Political Economy

Established early on in the evolution of the modern state, the immigration control function has until recently been a set of organizational procedures focused on the issuing and physical checking of ... More


Afterword: Looking Ahead on Technology Trends, Industry Organization, and Government IT

Patrick Dunleavy, Helen Margetts, Simon Bastow, and Jane Tinkler

in Digital Era Governance: IT Corporations, the State, and e-Government

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199296194
eISBN:
9780191700750
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296194.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology, Political Economy

This afterword looks at some of the most feasible ‘next-wave’ technology-driven changes, then at how the world market for government IT may change in the next two decades, and finally at alternative ... More


Conclusion

Catherine Durose, Stephen Greasley, and Liz Richardson

in Changing local governance, changing citizens

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422170
eISBN:
9781447301677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422170.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This concluding section matches the three dimensions of citizenship to the processes of enactment created by the local e-government programme, to develop some conclusions on how e-citizenship is ... More


On-Line on the Front Line: FAME

Ian Mcloughlin, Rob Wilson, and Mike Martin

in Digital Government at Work: A Social Informatics Perspective

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199557721
eISBN:
9780191761232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557721.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management

The social informatics perspective places ‘users’ at the centre of understanding the design and use of digital technologies. In this chapter we focus on one key group, the ‘street level bureaucrats’ ... More


E-government as a Means of Development in India

J. P. Singh

in Bits and Atoms: Information and Communication Technology in Areas of Limited Statehood

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199941599
eISBN:
9780199349517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199941599.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Democratization

This chapter evaluates the partial e-government initiatives in India to focus on the conditions for success and failure. The term e-governance is employed to connote delivery of services in general, ... More


e-citizenship: reconstructing the public online

Rabia Karakaya Polat and Lawrence Pratchett

in Changing local governance, changing citizens

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422170
eISBN:
9781447301677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422170.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter focuses on the UK's local e-government programme that ran between 2000 and 2006, and analyses its limitations in terms of supporting or building any sense of local community. The local ... More


Traversing Digital Babel: Information, E-Government, and Exchange

Alon Peled

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262027878
eISBN:
9780262319867
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027878.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Information sharing failures in the public sector present a critical challenge to the modern information state that costs lives and billions of dollars annually. The book presents a thorough ... More


Transforming the Media:: From Tool of the Rulers to Tool of Empowerment

Lina Khatib

in Arab Human Development in the Twenty-first Century: The Primacy of Empowerment

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9789774166587
eISBN:
9781617975912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166587.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter discusses the media as tools of empowerment in the Arab world. It covers the role of the media in strengthening civil society, education, and political participation. The chapter also ... More


Why Open Data Finds Agencies’ Doors Closed

Alon Peled

in Traversing Digital Babel: Information, E-Government, and Exchange

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262027878
eISBN:
9780262319867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027878.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The chapter defines open data and describes the inception, evolution and vision of open data programs in the US and worldwide. The chapter then presents a thorough empirical analysis of the US open ... More


How Data Trade Opens Agencies’ Closed Doors

Alon Peled

in Traversing Digital Babel: Information, E-Government, and Exchange

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262027878
eISBN:
9780262319867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027878.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The chapter acknowledges that information assets are a precious resource for government agencies and maps existing data trade patterns in the US public sector. US agencies trade in three types of ... More


Four PSIE Challenges

Alon Peled

in Traversing Digital Babel: Information, E-Government, and Exchange

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262027878
eISBN:
9780262319867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027878.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Chapter seven addresses four political and ethical dilemmas associated with the implementation of a Public Sector Information Exchange (PSIE). (1) The democracy challenge presents a trade-off between ... More


A Political Strategy to Promote PSIE

Alon Peled

in Traversing Digital Babel: Information, E-Government, and Exchange

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262027878
eISBN:
9780262319867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027878.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Chapter eight offers practical advise for implementing a Public Sector Information Exchange (PSIE) in the US and elsewhere. It includes important insights for politicians, public sector officials, ... More


Social media and policy evolution in Taiwan

Ling-Chun Hung

in Policy analysis in Taiwan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447308300
eISBN:
9781447311522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447308300.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The rise and development of online technology in the last several years has reshaped politics and policy-making in many ways. Social media creates highly interactive platforms through which ... More


Transforming Government—by Default?

Miriam Lips

in Society and the Internet: How Networks of Information and Communication are Changing Our Lives

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199661992
eISBN:
9780191782671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661992.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

Governments were among the first organizations to adopt computing to support their operations, but have lagged behind commercial and other sectors in using the Internet, Web, and related digital ... More


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