e-Government: Big Brother or Athenian Democracy?

Hind Zantout, James D. Boys

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Abstract

Recent years have witnessed a dramatic uptake in initiatives that fall under the umbrella of e-government, due mainly to rapid advances in the deployment of technology. This paper will present key aspects of e-government and explore the interaction with politics and government. It will further explore threats posed and opportunities presented by the underlying technology.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the IADIS International Conference e-Society
Subtitle of host publicationBarcelona, Spain 25-28 February 2009
EditorsPiet Kommers, Pedro Isaías
PublisherInternational Association for Development of the Information Society (IADIS)
Pages13-17
Volume2
ISBN (Print)978-972-8924-78-2
Publication statusPublished - 2009
EventIADIS International Conference e-Society 2009 - Barcelona, Spain
Duration: 25 Feb 200928 Feb 2009

Conference

ConferenceIADIS International Conference e-Society 2009
CountrySpain
CityBarcelona
Period25/02/0928/02/09

Keywords

  • e-government, digital democracy

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