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Title E-Parliament and ICT-based legislation : concept, experiences and lessons / Mehmet Zahid Sobaci, editor
Published Hershey, Pa. : IGI Global (701 E. Chocolate Avenue, Hershey, Pennsylvania, 17033, USA), [2012]
copyright 2012
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Description 1 online resource (325 pages) : digital files
Contents 1. Introduction: strengthening parliaments through ICTs / Mehmet Zahid Sobaci -- 2. An overview of E-parliament services: designing for citizen awareness and participation / Aspasia Papaloi and Dimitris Gouscos -- 3. ICTs for information capabilities of parliamentary stakeholders / Malik Aleem Ahmed -- 4. Worldwide diffusion of e-parliament within the framework of policy transfer: the role of the Global Centre for ICT in parliament / Mehmet Zahid Sobaci -- 5. The member for cyberspace: e-representation and MPs in the UK / Nigel Jackson and Darren G. Lilleker -- 6. Connecting citizens to the European Parliament: E-consultations as a tool for political representation / Martin Karlsson -- 7. Communication and documentation on parliamentary Websites: the topics of parliamentary business on the website of the Italian Chamber of Deputies / Enrico Seta -- 8. Strengthening parliaments through ICT: experience and lessons from the Portuguese parliament / Cl̐Μưaudia Ribeiro -- 9. An evaluation framework for MPs websites: the case of Greek Members of Parliament / Georgios Lappas and Prodromos Yannas -- 10. Online presence of the members of the Turkish Parliament: evaluation of the Turkish MP Web sites / Mete Yildiz, Ahu Sumbas and Kadir Dede -- 11. The Role of parliamentary Websites in the budget process: the case of the Turkish parliament / Tolga Demirbas -- 12. The E-parliament in Lithuania: the way ahead from the outset / Rimantas Petrauskas and Neringa Vegyte Descarrega --
13. Bridging the political gap?: the adoption of ICTs for the improvement of Latin American parliamentary democracy / Yanina Welp -- 14. The invisible side of political participation: e-participation mechanisms and information management in Latin American parliaments / Andr̐Μưea Perna and S̐Μưergio Braga -- 15. Characterizing legislative websites: the case of the state of Mexico / Rodrigo Sandoval-Almazan and J. Ramon Gil-Garcia -- 16. Aid assisted parliamentary website initiatives in developing countries: challenges and solutions / Malik Aleem Ahmed -- 17. Conceptualization of e-parliament in promoting e-democracy: prospects for the SADC Region / Kelvin Joseph Bwalya, Tanya Du Plessis and Chris Rensleigh -- 18. Promoting E-democracy and citizen participation through ICT initiatives in parliament: the Malawi case / Chipo Kanjo
Summary "This book presents a conceptual framework regarding e-parliament and analyzes the impacts of ICTs on the structure of parliament, its functions, relations with other actors and the legislative process"--Provided by publisher
Analysis Legislative websites
Citizen participation
Connecting citizens
European Parliament
E-parliament services
Developing countries
Parliamentary websites
Budget process
Strengthening parliaments through ICT
Worldwide diffusion
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Mode of access: World Wide Web
Description based on title screen (IGI Global, viewed November 19, 2011)
Subject Legislative bodies -- Information technology.
Legislative bodies -- Communication systems.
Legislative bodies -- Technological innovations.
Legislation -- Technological innovations.
Legislative bodies -- Information technology -- Case studies.
Legislative bodies -- Communication systems -- Case studies.
Legislative bodies -- Technological innovations -- Case studies.
Legislation -- Technological innovations -- Case studies.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Sobaci, Mehmet Zahid, 1980-
IGI Global.
LC no. 2011031958
ISBN 9781613503300 (ebook)