China e-government references

This is a list of references on e-government in China. For a general list of references on China and the internet, I have another list.

This list of sources draws from the bibliography of my master’s thesis in East Asian regional studies at Harvard. It is by no means comprehensive, but I think it includes most of the best materials. I will try to update this from time to time, but please leave a comment or e-mail me at “mail //at// gwbstr //dot com//” if you think I’ve missed something.

Culled from an April 2010 document. Posted Sun Jan 23 13:00:04 PST 2011.

Damm, Jens. “China’s E-Policy: Examples of Local E-Government in Guangdong and Fujian.” In Chinese Cyberspaces: Technological Changes and Political Effects, edited by Jens Damm and Simona Thomas, 102–31. New York: Routledge, 2006.

Hachigian, Nina, and Jack Linchuan Qiu. “E-Government in China.” In Governance in China, edited by Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, 133–67. Paris: OECD Publishing, 2005.

Hartford, Kathleen. “Dear Mayor: Online Communications with Local Governments in Hangzhou and Nanjing.” China Information 19, no. 2 (2005): 217–60.57

Jiang, Min, and Heng Xu. “Exploring Online Structures on Chinese Government Portals: Citizen Political Participation and Government Legitimation.” Social Science Computer Review 27, no. 2 (2009): 174–95.

Lagerkvist, Johan. “The Techno-Cadre’s Dream: Administrative Reform by Electronic Governance in China Today?” China Information 19, no. 2 (2005): 189–216.

Lollar, Xia Li. “Assessing China’s E-Government: Information, Service, Transparency and Citizen Outreach of Government Websites.” Journal of Contemporary China 15, no. 46 (2006): 31–41.

Yang Xuedong, and Phillip Auerswald. “How to Avoid Stumbling in the Last Kilometer: The Case of Quzhou and Agricultural Technology 110.” In ITG Case Study: Ash Institute for Democratic Governance and Innovation, Harvard University, 2003.

Zhang, Junhua. “Will the Government ‘Serve the People’?: The Development of Chinese E-Government.” New Media & Society 4, no. 2 (2002): 163–84.

“何谓“两网一站四库十二金”?[What Is “Two Networks, One Portal, Four Databases, and 12 Golden Projects?”.”

中国软件评测中心 [China Software Testing Center]. “2009年地市网站评估指标 [Assessment Indicators for Prefecture-Level Cities 2009].”

———. “2009年政府网站绩效评估结果-地市级网站评估结果 [2009 Government Website Effectiveness Evaluation Results: Prefecture-Level City Website

———. “2009年政府网站绩效评估结果-省级政府网站评估结果 [2009 Government Website Effectiveness Evaluation Results: Province-Level Website Evaluation Results].”

“国家信息化领导小组关于我国电子政务建设的指导意见 [National Informatization Leading Group Instructions on Chinese E-Government Construction].”

张少彤 [Zhang Shaotong]. “2007年中国政府网站绩效评估总报告 [2007 General Assessment Report on Chinese Government Website Effectiveness].” Beijing: 中 国软件评测中心 [China Software Testing Center], 2008.

王长胜 [Wang Changsheng], ed. 中国电子政务发展报告 (2008) [Annual Report on China’s E-Government Development (2008)]. Beijing: 社会科学文献出版社 [Social Sciences Academic Press (China)], 2008.

———, ed. 中国电子政务发展报告no. 4 [China’s E-Government Development Report (No. 4)]. Beijing: 社会科学文献出版社 [Social Sciences Academic Press (China)], 2007.

王长胜 [Wang Changsheng], and 许晓平 [Xu Xiaoping], eds. 中国电子政务发展报告 (2009) [Annual Report on China’s E-Government Development (2009)]. Beijing: 社会科学文献出版社 [Social Sciences Academic Press (China)], 2009.

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