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Book Review Information Polity 14 (2009) 143–145 DOI 10.3233/IP-2009-0173 IOS Press Digital Government: E-Government Research, Case Studies, and Implementation, edited by ¨ Hsinchun Chen, Lawrence Brandt, Valerie Gregg, Roland Traunm uller, Sharon Dawes, Eduard Hovy, Ann Macintosh, and Catherine A. Larson, Springer, 2008, 730 pp. Electronic Government (e-government) is a rapidly growing field that gets increasing attention from practitioners and researchers around the world. This attention comes from various disciplines, including public administration, information systems, computer science, political science and organisation research. Over the last decade the field has been maturing, with its own research programs, dedicated conferences and journals, and – consequently – a growing body of literature. The book “Digital Government” aims to present a comprehensive review of recent IT research that is of importance to the field of e-government, while at the same time acknowledging the broader picture of the application of Information Technology (IT) to all levels of government. This book consists of a variety of chapters written by authors coming from different disciplines and backgrounds, bringing in various views on e-government. In the preface to the book, the editors identify various domains of the application of new information technologies to government. Also, they name a http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Information Polity IOS Press

Book Review

Information Polity , Volume 14 (1) – Jan 1, 2009

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Publisher
IOS Press
Copyright
Copyright © 2009 by IOS Press, Inc
ISSN
1570-1255
eISSN
1875-8754
DOI
10.3233/IP-2009-0173
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Abstract

Information Polity 14 (2009) 143–145 DOI 10.3233/IP-2009-0173 IOS Press Digital Government: E-Government Research, Case Studies, and Implementation, edited by ¨ Hsinchun Chen, Lawrence Brandt, Valerie Gregg, Roland Traunm uller, Sharon Dawes, Eduard Hovy, Ann Macintosh, and Catherine A. Larson, Springer, 2008, 730 pp. Electronic Government (e-government) is a rapidly growing field that gets increasing attention from practitioners and researchers around the world. This attention comes from various disciplines, including public administration, information systems, computer science, political science and organisation research. Over the last decade the field has been maturing, with its own research programs, dedicated conferences and journals, and – consequently – a growing body of literature. The book “Digital Government” aims to present a comprehensive review of recent IT research that is of importance to the field of e-government, while at the same time acknowledging the broader picture of the application of Information Technology (IT) to all levels of government. This book consists of a variety of chapters written by authors coming from different disciplines and backgrounds, bringing in various views on e-government. In the preface to the book, the editors identify various domains of the application of new information technologies to government. Also, they name a

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Information PolityIOS Press

Published: Jan 1, 2009

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