Governing Electronically: E-government and the Reconfiguration of Public Administration, Policy and Power by P. Henman

Governing Electronically: E-government and the Reconfiguration of Public Administration, Policy and…

byP. Henman

Hardcover | January 20, 2010

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This book provides rare insights into the nature of contemporary, technologically-facilitated government. Its multidisciplinary approach demonstrates that information technology is more than a tool for politicians and policy-makers. E-government has reconfigured public administration, policy, power and citizenship.

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PAUL HENMAN is Senior Lecturer in Social Policy at the University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia. He holds degrees in computer science, mathematics and sociology. His research focuses on the nexus between information technologies, public administration and government policy processes. His previous book was Administering Welfare Re...

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Title:Governing Electronically: E-government and the Reconfiguration of Public Administration, Policy and…Format:HardcoverDimensions:271 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.03 inPublished:January 20, 2010Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230205887

ISBN - 13:9780230205888

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Introduction
PART I: EXAMINING E-GOVERNMENT 
Conceptualising technology and government
The governmentality of e-government
PART II: DOMAINS OF E-GOVERNMENT
E-welfare 
E-taxation
E-health
PART III: RECONFIGURATION OF GOVERNMENT
Reconfiguring public administration 
Speed, time and the future
Networks and conditionality
Risk and targeted government
Complex government 
Reconfiguring power, citizenship, society
References
Index