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E-Government in China: Technology, Power and Local Government Reform

E-Government in China: Technology, Power and Local Government Reform (Paperback)

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This book looks at how information and communication technology and e-government influences power relations in public administration in China. It highlights the role of technology in combating corruption, and clarifies the interplay between ideas, institutions and technologies in shaping the foundation for organisational change. Using fieldwork based case studies, the book provides an incisive view into the working processes of the Chinese administration previously inaccessible to research. It challenges the high expectations for the transformative potential of information technology, and is a valuable contribution to the debate on Chinese reforms.

Computing & ITComputing: generalHistory & PoliticsPolitics & governmentPublic administrationPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesInterdisciplinary studiesRegional studies Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd Publication Date: 09/12/2015 ISBN-13: 9781138643512  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Jesper Schlaeger is Associate Professor in the School of Public Administration at Sichuan University, China.

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