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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


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


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


E-Government in the GCC Countries: Promises and Impediments

Damian Radcliffe

in Digital Middle East: State and Society in the Information Age

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190859329
eISBN:
9780190942977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190859329.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

The digital revolution has impacted all aspects of our lives. For governments agencies ICT can improve inter-department business, as well as deepen relationships with businesses and citizens. It can ... More


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