The relationship between transparent and participative government : a study of local governments in the United States

Abstract: The article provides public administrators with greater insight into causes of and relationships between transparency and participation. Author(s): Welch, Eric W. Source(s): , International review of administrative sciences; vol. 78, no. 1 p. 93-115, ill., tabs International review of administrative sciences vol. 78, no. 1 Published: 2012 Sage, [S.l.] (English ISBN/ISSN: /1461-7226 Link: http://ras.sagepub.com/content/78/1/93.full

Internet & gouvernance locale : vers une administration et une gouvernance électronique des communes du Bénin

Abstract: With support from the Internet Society (ISOC), the IGL Bénin network aims to promote the use of the Internet for providing public services and to improve the relations between citizens and local governments. Author(s): Source(s): , Published: 2012 Internet society (ISOC). Benin chapter, [S.l.] (French ISBN/ISSN: / Link: http://www.igl-benin.net/

Sensors, empowerment, and accountability : a digital earth view from east Africa

Abstract: The potential and research challenges of a “participatory sensing” platform or “human sensor web” for empowering citizens to hold local governments accountable for public services using web-published SMS or text messages are discussed, using the case of Zanzibar. Author(s): Georgiadou, Yola Source(s): , International journal of digital earth; Vol. 4, No. 4 p. 285-304,…

Electronic government : proceedings

Abstract: [Partial preview] The proceedings of the 2011 international conference on electronic government contain several papers on e-participation and e-governance, including one on eGovernment implementation in developing countries. Author(s): Janssen, Marijn Source(s): , LNCS; 6846 xvi, 466 p., ill. LNCS 6846 Published: 2011 Springer, Heidelberg [etc.] (English ISBN/ISSN: 978-3-642-22878-0/ Link: http://books.google.nl/books?id=YVw68c9sYm8C&printsec=frontcover&hl=en#v=onepage&q&f=false

FAGLAF : Forum d’action pour la gouvernance locale en Afrique francophone

Abstract: The Local Government Action Forum for Francophone Africa (FAGLAF) was established to promote research in decentralization and local government issues and to foster capacity building through peer-to-peer learning, training programs, and knowledge dissemination. Author(s): Source(s): , Published: 2011 Forum d’action pour la gouvernance locale en Afrique francophone (FAGLAF), Dakar (French ISBN/ISSN: / Link: http://www.faglaf.info/