Journals Higher Education



Published: 11 January 2007

302 Pages

ISBN: 9780199296194

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Digital Era Governance

IT Corporations, the State, and e-Government

Patrick Dunleavy, Helen Margetts, Simon Bastow, and Jane Tinkler

  • A timely exploration of the rapidly changing and increasingly controversial world of e-government
  • Government information systems typically account for around 1.5 per cent of GDP, and are critical to all aspects of public policy and governmental operations
  • Examines e-government in seven countries: The US, the UK, Japan, Australia, Canada, the Netherlands, and New Zealand
  • Examines the impact of computer service providers as major players in government on three policy sectors: social welfare, tax, and immigration control

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