Trends, Prospects, and Challenges in Asian E-Governance

Trends, Prospects, and Challenges in Asian E-Governance

Inderjeet Singh Sodhi (St. Wilfred's P.G. College, India)
Release Date: October, 2015|Copyright: © 2016 |Pages: 410
ISBN13: 9781466695368|ISBN10: 1466695366|EISBN13: 9781466695375|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-9536-8


Asian countries possess some of the fastest growing economies in the modern world. To maintain this tremendous growth while also sustaining demographic, population, health, and quality of life standards, leaders must take careful stock of past accomplishments and their plans for the future.

Trends, Prospects, and Challenges in Asian E-Governance addresses some of the ongoing struggles of fast-developing nations such as China, India, and Indonesia within the context of electronic government, illustrating how digital tools can assist developing nations in maintaining their prospects for future growth and expansion. Employing real-world case studies as well as ongoing research on the growing potential of these Eastern nations, this book serves as a useful reference for government officials, policymakers, and students of public policy in Asia and Oceania.

Topics Covered

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

  • Cultural Impact
  • E-Government Adoption
  • Governmental Stability
  • Public Administration
  • Small Island Nations
  • Transparency and Corruption
  • Value and Risk

Reviews and Testimonials

Inderjeet Singh Sodhi presents readers with a collection of expert contributions addressing many of the ongoing struggles to adopt forms of E-governance faced by rapidly developing Asian nations. The editor has organized the fifteen selections that make up the main body of the text in six sections focused on each of six regions of Asia. Individual chapters are devoted to the public value of E-government in Sri Lanka, social media in E-governance, the impact of E-government on transparency and corruption in Iran, and several other related subjects.

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Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Inderjeet Singh Sodhi has a B.Sc., a M.A.(Public Administration), a M.A.(Pol.Sc.), and a Ph.D. He is Head, Department of Public Administration in St.Wilfred’s College (Affiliated to the University of Rajasthan), Jaipur, India since 1st July, 2001. He also worked as Associate Professor (Public Administration) in The University of Dodoma (Tanzania, Africa) since 31st March, 2011 to March, 2013. He has had 30 Articles published in reputed Journals on the issues of policy, governance, ICT, e-governance, development, planning, etc. He has attended international conferences in Abuja (Nigeria), Bangkok (Thailand), Istanbul (Turkey), Dar es Salaam (Tanzania), Mumbai & Delhi (India) as well as national conferences/workshops/seminars organized by various Universities/Institutes. He is Editor of Emerging Issues and Prospects in African E-Government (published in 2015) and Co-Editor of Governometrics and Technological Innovation for Public Policy Design and Precision (2014) published by IGI Publishers, USA. His areas of expertise are Policy, Governance, ICT, E-Government, Reform, Planning, Development, Local Government, Urban Development, Civil Society, etc.