[CITAMS] ESMC Call for Papers on Technology and Government

Emerald Editorial editorial at emeraldmediastudies.com
Thu Mar 21 02:45:25 EDT 2019


*Emerald Studies in Media and Communications*

*Call for Papers:*



*Technology and Government*

*Editor: Lloyd Levine*





*Emerald Studies in Media and Communications* is delighted to announce a
special volume on *technology and government*. Rolling acceptances until
May 31, 2019.



*Working Title: Technology and Government*

The volume will focus on technology and government and will be divided into
two parts.  Part one will examine how government procures and uses
technology, and part two will explore how changes in technology have
changed the way government operates. Papers may explore any of the
following or related ideas: why government fails at technology purchases,
why government lags behind on innovation and implementation, case studies
of governments that have done an excellent job of purchasing and using
technology, challenges of providing digital government services when large
percentages of the population lack digital connectivity due to the digital
divide, the effect of technology on transparency, political and/or
administrative, and this can be about the disclosure of behaviors, or about
more transparency in government due to the ability of government to put
information on line where the public can access it directly, how technology
has changed the way government, particularly local or state government
provides services,  the way technology has affected communications between
government and those the entity governs, etc. Submissions will be
peer-reviewed for publication.



*Submission Guidelines*

Submissions should be approximately 7,000-10,000 in length inclusive of
abstract, references, and notes. American or British spelling may be used.

While no special formatting is requested at the outset, upon acceptance
authors must gain all permissions and format their manuscripts in
accordance with the series' guidelines.

Submissions may be considered for either volume. All submissions must be in
Word and include:

1) title of manuscript,

2) abstract up to 250 words,

3) up to 6 keywords,

4)  main text with headings,

5) references,

6) as appropriate to the submission appendices, images, figures, and
tables.



Questions may be addressed to Lloyd.Levine at hotmail.com

*Emerald Studies in Media and Communications*
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