Encyclopedia of Digital Government (3 Volumes)

Encyclopedia of Digital Government (3 Volumes)

Ari-Veikko Anttiroiko (University of Tampere, Finland) and Matti Malkia (The Police College of Finland, Finland)
Release Date: July, 2006|Copyright: © 2007 |Pages: 1916
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59140-789-8
ISBN13: 9781591407898|ISBN10: 1591407893|EISBN13: 9781591407904
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Description & Coverage
Description:

The Encyclopedia of Digital Government offers the most comprehensive coverage of the issues, concepts, trends, and technologies of digital government (or electronic government). The challenges and future prospects faced by governments at different institutional levels and in different parts of the world are described in explicit detail in this commanding encyclopedia. With over 250 detailed articles, this three-volume set provides a broad basis for understanding the issues, theories, and applications faced by public administrations and public organizations as they strive for more effective government through the use of emerging technologies. This comprehensive, research-based publication is an essential reference tool for academic, public, and private libraries.

Coverage:

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

  • Development stages
  • E-Administration
  • E-Democracy
  • E-government strategies and policies
  • E-management and e-administration
  • E-Politics
  • Emerging Trends
  • Global view to e-government
  • History of digital transformation
  • Managing electronic surveys
  • Models of digital government
  • Pioneering cases of digital government
  • Public sectors in information society
  • Social Issues
  • Technological issues
Reviews & Statements

"The individual contributions are well-written and provide a wealth of information to individuals concerned with digital and electronic government. It is a must have for university libraries and courses in government and public policy."

– Dr. Roger W. Caves, San Diego State University, USA

The Encyclopaedia of Digital Government clearly shows the high degree of maturity that E-government has reached around the world, even though there is still a long way to walk. I am sure that its contents will be extremely useful for those traveling that road.

– Prof. Antonio Alabau, Jean Monnet Chair of the European Union, Polytechnic University of Valencia, Spain

[…] this encyclopedia is truly unique in its content and approach. Divided into 12 sections and over 50 categories, the 3-volume work provides the handiest access to current information about various aspects of information and communication technologies impacting all levels of government.

– American Reference Books Annual, Vol. 38 (2007)

With over 300 experts from around the globe contributing 250 articles, this encyclopedia is truly unique in its content and approach.

– American Reference Books Annual, Vol. 39

...this reference offers the most comprehensive coverage of the issues, concepts, trends, and technologies in digital government. It is the essential reference for academics and public libraries, as well as major public agencies.

– APADE (2007)
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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
Matti Mälkiä is working as a senior lecturer (Administrative Science and Leadership) at The Police College of Finland, situated in Espoo, Finland. Before moving to the College he has worked about 12 years at the University of Tampere, Department of Administrative Science, in different research and teaching positions. Mälkiä has about 90 publications, including 10 monographs, 3 edited books and 34 research articles. Most of these have been published in the Finnish language, covering various aspect and themes of public administration, public organizations and public management. From 1993-1998 Mälkiä served first as a co-chair and then as a chair for International Social Science Council, Committee on Conceptual and Terminological Analysis (ISSC/COCTA) - an international and interdisciplinary research program focusing on conceptual and terminological analysis and social science communication. Mälkiä has organized several national and international scholarly conferences, including CIPA'99 - "Citizens and Public Administration in the Information Age: Constructing Citizen-Oriented Society for the Future." Mälkiä is currently concentrating his research on police administration and police management, including an application of ICTs in this field.
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Editorial Advisory Board

Kim Viborg Andersen
Copenhagen Business School, Denmark

Antonio Alabau
Polytechnic University of Valencia, Spain

Ted Becker
Auburn University, USA

Subhash Bhatnagar
Indian Institute of Management, India

Lyn Carson
University of Sydney, Australia

Roger Caves
San Diego State University, USA

Yu-Che Chen
Iowa State University, USA

Stephen Coleman
Oxford University, UK

Matthias Finger
EPFL, Switzerland

Patricia Fletcher
University of Maryland, Baltimore County, USA

Shunichi Furukawa
University of Tsukuba, Japan

Thomas F. Gordon
Fraunhofer FOKUS, Germany

Åke Grönlund
Örebro University, Sweden

Nicos Komninos
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

Kenneth Kraemer
University of California, Irvine, USA

Jae-Kyu Lee
KAIST, South Korea

Ann Macintosh
Napier University, UK

Toshio Obi
Waseda University, Japan

John Taylor
Glasgow Caledonian University, UK