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Editorial Information Polity 11 (2006) 183–185 IOS Press When more than a year ago Professor John Taylor invited me to prepare a special issue of Information Polity devoted to the development of e-government in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), I did not expect that so much time would be needed before we could achieve the standards demanded by the journal and publish this ‘project’, thus sharing these articles with the readers. Most of the papers selected for this publication were selected from the Working Group on EGovernment that was established within NISPAcee (Network of Schools and Institutes of Public Administration from Central and Eastern Europe). Our primary aim was to take an ‘x-ray’ of CEE e-government and provide readers with an in-depth comparative study of e-government phenomena in this huge region. The CEE region covers a very diverse set of countries, which have in many respects very little in common, geographically, historically, politically, and economically. Yet there is one common factor which is that most of these countries are emerging from the hegemony of the Soviet Empire. And, as they do so, more liberal governmental and democratic values are being struggled with. So, although there is much diversity in http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Information Polity IOS Press

Editorial

Information Polity , Volume 11 (3) – Jan 1, 2006

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1570-1255
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Information Polity 11 (2006) 183–185 IOS Press When more than a year ago Professor John Taylor invited me to prepare a special issue of Information Polity devoted to the development of e-government in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), I did not expect that so much time would be needed before we could achieve the standards demanded by the journal and publish this ‘project’, thus sharing these articles with the readers. Most of the papers selected for this publication were selected from the Working Group on EGovernment that was established within NISPAcee (Network of Schools and Institutes of Public Administration from Central and Eastern Europe). Our primary aim was to take an ‘x-ray’ of CEE e-government and provide readers with an in-depth comparative study of e-government phenomena in this huge region. The CEE region covers a very diverse set of countries, which have in many respects very little in common, geographically, historically, politically, and economically. Yet there is one common factor which is that most of these countries are emerging from the hegemony of the Soviet Empire. And, as they do so, more liberal governmental and democratic values are being struggled with. So, although there is much diversity in

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Published: Jan 1, 2006

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