Politics, Governance and Technology: A Postmodern Narrative on the Virtual State

Politics, Governance and Technology: A Postmodern Narrative on the Virtual State

by Paul H. A. Frissen
     
 

ISBN-10: 1858988772

ISBN-13: 9781858988771

Pub. Date: 01/01/2000

Publisher: Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.

The interdependencies between politics, governance and technology have created a 'virtual state'. The author analysis this development within the framework of postmodernism in order to illustrate the importance of adapting a postmodern perspective to understand the theory and practice of public administration and politics." "This book will prove to be invaluable to…  See more details below

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The interdependencies between politics, governance and technology have created a 'virtual state'. The author analysis this development within the framework of postmodernism in order to illustrate the importance of adapting a postmodern perspective to understand the theory and practice of public administration and politics." "This book will prove to be invaluable to scholars of public and social policy, public administration and politics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781858988771
Publisher:
Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
Publication date:
01/01/2000
Series:
New Horizons in Public Policy Series
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

List of Tables
People, Places, Activities: an Acknowledgement
1Prologue1
2Public Administration9
3Technology36
4Public Administration and Technology64
5Politics95
6The Social Decor: Modernisation and Postmodernisation128
7Theoretical Intermezzo160
8Administration and Politics in Postmodern Cyberspace190
9Fragmenting and Connecting Governance219
10Politics without Properties244
Bibliography272
Index292

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