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Routledge Research in Information Technology and Society

The planet is being transformed by technical change and in particular by the speed of development in information technology. This series brings together the latest research on the social impact of IT and seeks to provide a broad range of case studies and comparative analysis of this phenomena and how it is changing our lives.

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  1. The Politics of Cyberconflict

    The Politics of Cyberconflict

    By Athina Karatzogianni

    Series: Routledge Research in Information Technology and Society

    The Politics of Cyberconflict focuses on the implications that the phenomenon of cyberconflict (conflict in computer mediated enivironments and the internet) has on politics, society and culture. Athina Karatzogianni proposes a new framework for analyzing this new phenomenon, which distinguishes...

    Published June 10th 2008 by Routledge

  2. National Governments and Control of the Internet

    A Digital Challenge

    By Giampiero Giacomello

    Series: Routledge Research in Information Technology and Society

    In recent years, Internet control has become one of the major indicators to assess the balance between freedom and security in democracies. This book explores and compares why, and to what extent, national governments decide to control the Internet and how this impacts on crucial socio-economic...

    Published June 10th 2008 by Routledge

  3. National Electronic Government

    Comparing Governance Structures in Multi-Layer Administrations

    Edited by Martin Eifert, Jan Ole Püschel

    Series: Routledge Research in Information Technology and Society

    This volume presents a comparative study to evaluate the success of the implementation of e-government in the UK, US, France, Germany, Finland, Australia and Japan. The detailed study examines national e-government strategies and their institutional framework of coordination and cooperation by...

    Published July 1st 2004 by Routledge

  4. Reinventing Government in the Information Age

    International Practice in IT-Enabled Public Sector Reform

    Edited by Richard Heeks

    Series: Routledge Research in Information Technology and Society

    Will information technology help reinvent government? It might, but only if it is correctly managed. This book provides a new model for management of information age reform, based on international case-studies drawn from the US, UK, mainland Europe, and developing countries. It offers practical...

    Published January 11th 2001 by Routledge

  5. Information Technology in Government

    Britain and America

    By Helen Margetts

    Series: Routledge Research in Information Technology and Society

    This book situates information technology at the centre of public policy and management. IT is now a vital part of any government organisation, opening new policy windows and enabling a vast range of tasks to be carried out faster and more efficiently. But it has also introduced new problems and...

    Published November 5th 1998 by Routledge

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