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National Electronic Government : Comparing Governance Structures in Multi-Layer Administrations - Martin Eifert

National Electronic Government

Comparing Governance Structures in Multi-Layer Administrations

By: Martin Eifert (Editor), Jan Ole Puschel (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 1st July 2004
ISBN: 9780415340656
Number Of Pages: 288

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National Electronic Government Advances in information and communication technologies have made a significant contribution to the modernization of public administration. Governments all over the world vie to achieve ambitious targets and commission countless surveys to measure their success. Now, having solved most technical problems, joining-up fragmented administrations becomes the crucial task of user-friendly advanced e-government.
This book is one of two volumes presenting a comparative study to evaluate the success of the implementation of e-government in the UK, US, France, Germany, Finland, Australia and Japan. This particular volume examines national strategies and their institutional framework of coordination and cooperation by focusing on the relevant players, the interplay of administrative levels and the types of control used by them. It focuses especially on the approaches to co-ordination and co-operation that enable cross-jurisdictional applications in federal and non-federal states and highlights emerging patterns by comparing the national approaches.
Drawing on literature on comparative public administration and comparative law this book makes an important contribution to our understanding of advanced e-government. It will interest students and researchers of electronic government and public administration in general.

Introduction and Methodological Remarks: Comparative Public Administration and Comparative Law as a Resource for Learning
United Kingdom
Lawrence Pratchett, De Montfort University, UK
Network Insight Group at RMIT
Lessons Learned: E-Government as a challenge for cooperation between the different levels of public administration
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ISBN: 9780415340656
ISBN-10: 0415340659
Series: Routledge Research in Information Technology and Society
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 288
Published: 1st July 2004
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.23 x 15.49  x 2.08
Weight (kg): 0.57
Edition Number: 1