eBook Latin America Online: Cases, Successes and Pitfalls, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1591409756
  • ISBN-13: 9781591409755
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 361 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2007 | Published/Released September 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2007
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It is becoming increasingly common for governments to initiate online governments for efficient and effective programs, facilitating more accessible government services, allowing greater public access to information and participation, and making government more accountable to citizens. Latin American countries are in pursuit of electronic government. They aim to understand and implement these programs much like the global leaders in communications and technology.

Latin America Online: Cases, Successes and Pitfalls describes how e-government initiatives are taking place in several Latin American countries, and provides an insightful analysis about those factors that are critical in an e-government design and implementation process. Latin America Online discusses how contextual factors affect e-government success or failure, and proposes strategies to move forward to address future challenges.