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Journal Issue
Volume 1 Issue 1 / Mar 2003  pp1‑62

Editor: Frank Bannister

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Developing a voluntary emergency health record for children in Ontario: a significant step towards a lifetime health record  pp1‑7

Andrew Szende

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Transformation by Design: An Innovative Approach to Implementation of e‑Government  pp8‑13

Dan Swedberg, Judith Douglas

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Bringing Confidence to Electronic Voting  pp14‑21

Andreu Riera, Paul Brown

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Transformational aspects of e‑Government in Ireland: Issues to be addressed  pp22‑30

Orla O'Donnell, Richard Boyle, Virpi Timonen

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The potential contribution of ICTs to the political process  pp31‑39

Briony J Oates

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Implementing e‑Government: widening the lens  pp40‑51

Bill Martin, John Byrne

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From e‑Government to e‑Governance? Towards a model of e‑Governance  pp52‑62

Matthias Finger, Gaelle Pecoud

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This paper is conceptual in nature: in it, we seek to identify the current trends of State transformation, combine them with the changes in the new information and communication technologies, and extrapolate this combination into the near future. More precisely, the goal of the paper is to analyse how the New Information and Communication Technologies shape the newly emerging governance mechanisms at local, regional, national, European, and global levels. It furthermore aims at developing a conceptual model in order to understand the evolution towards e‑governance, as well as assessing its positive and negative implications for the State and the society at large. Finally, it compares our model with the currently existing definitions and conceptualisations of e‑governance and e‑government. 


Keywords: State transformation, e-governance, e-government, e-regulation, e-democracy


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