Electronic Government: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications (6 Volumes)

Electronic Government: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications (6 Volumes)

Ari-Veikko Anttiroiko (University of Tampere, Finland)
Release Date: March, 2008|Copyright: © 2008 |Pages: 4780
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59904-947-2
ISBN13: 9781599049472|ISBN10: 1599049473|EISBN13: 9781599049489
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Description & Coverage

Electronic Government: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications meets the pressing need for quality research in the area of electronic access to government services with an authoritative collection of 305 chapters in six volumes. These landmark studies from over 500 leading electronic government researchers worldwide enable libraries in academic, government, and other settings to provide a unified collection on such pressing topics as digital government, electronic justice, government-to-government, information policy, and cyber infrastructure research and methodologies.

Electronic Government: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications provides practitioners and academicians alike with the defining body of research on e government and its implications within the global context.


The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Applications of E-Commerce in Government
  • Benchmarking Electronic Democracy
  • Building government-to-government enterprises
  • Citizen Relationship Management
  • Confidence in E-Government
  • Corruption, Transparency, and E-Government
  • Data Mining and Homeland Security
  • Digital Governance Worldwide
  • Digital Government and Democratic Legitimacy
  • E-Enforcement in Digital Government
  • E-Government Adoption and Acceptance
  • E-Government and Denial of Service Attacks
  • E-Government and the Digital Divide
  • E-Government and the Risk Society
  • E-Government Development and Implementation
  • E-Government in the Information Society
  • E-Rulemaking
  • E-Tourism and Digital Government
  • Electronic Voting Machines
  • Ethics of Digital Government
  • Immigration and digital government
  • New Media and Democratic Citizenship
  • Open Source in Government
  • Radio Frequency Identification Technology in Digital Government
  • Teledemocracy
Reviews and Testimonials

The diverse and comprehensive coverage of electronic government in this six-volume authoritative publication will contribute to a better understanding of all topics, research, and discoveries in this developing, significant field of study.

– Ari-Veikko Anttiroiko, University of Tampere, Finland

The chapters are logically grouped in eight topical sections.

– American Reference Books Annual (2008)

The audience for this reference is set wide- including researchers, practitioners, and educators in all aspects of administration and administrative policy.

– Book News Inc. (Nov. 2008)

The unique, international, and encyclopedic scope of this set and its cost make it most suitable for large public and academic libraries and special libraries interested in this rapidly developing field.

– American Reference Books Annual, Vol. 40 (2009)
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Editor/Author Biographies

Ari-Veikko Anttiroiko is Professor in the Department of Local Government Studies, University of Tampere, Finland. He holds a PhD (Administrative Sciences) and an MPhil (Philosophy), both from the University of Tampere, and has also received a licentiate degree in social sciences from the University of Jyväskylä. In addition, he is a Docent in local governance (post-doctoral honorary title in the Nordic academic systems). Dr. Anttiroiko is a member of the Board of Directors of the Information Society Institute of the University of Tampere. He has conducted and directed several research projects, including the Local Governance in the Information Society project financed by the Academy of Finland. He has worked as an expert for several local, regional, national and international institutions in Europe and collaborated with local government experts all over the world. His academic contributions include almost 30 monographs and a large number of articles and conference papers
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Editorial Review Board
  • Mehdi Khosrow-Pour, DBA, Editor-in-Chief, Contemporary Research in Information Science and Technology, Book Series
Associate Editors:
  • Steve Clarke, University of Hull, UK
  • Murray E. Jennex, San Diego State University, USA
  • Annie Becker, Florida Institute of Technology USA
  • Ari-Veikko Anttiroiko, University of Tampere, Finland
Editorial Advisory Board
  • Sherif Kamel, American University in Cairo, Egypt
  • In Lee, Western Illinois University, USA
  • Jerzy Kisielnicki, Warsaw University, Poland
  • Keng Siau, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA
  • Amar Gupta, Arizona University, USA
  • Craig van Slyke, University of Central Florida, USA
  • John Wang, Montclair State University, USA
  • Vishanth Weerakkody, Brunel University, UK