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The ' classic catalogue ' includes an option to search for Warwick theses included in the picklist on the right side.
A self-service copier is available for copying from theses provided that the author has allowed copies to be madebut the Modern Records Centre does not have facilities to add copying credits to cards. Please note: Some authors place restrictions on their theses which can limit access or copying.
The theory on which the thesis is developed views technology as embedded in its sociopolitical context, and conceives e-governance as implicated in the reconstruction of images of the state. You will need to supply the classmark the section which starts 'res DIS' in the catalogue entry to request a thesis - staff can usually retrieve undigitised theses from the strongrooms within 5 minutes.
This vision is applied to the computerization of the main food security programme in India, the Public Distribution System PDSas it has been devised and implemented in the state of Kerala.
Preview Download 4MB Preview Abstract The study of e-governance in developing nations is informed by the idea that new technologies, reshaping the very nature of public services, can generate better outcomes in their provision.
Through an interpretive case study of the object at the core of computerization, known as the Electronic Public Distribution System or e-PDS, the thesis investigates the ICT-led processes of image construction by the state, and the ways in which citizens, confronted with new images, structure their perception of these.
It is not possible to borrow theses only one copy may be in existence , but you can request and consult them in the MRC's reading room. Beyond objective changes in governance infrastructures, the subjective perception of the state, as it is constructed by service recipients, is exposed to a parallel process of change, whose study has generated a novel research domain in the field of egovernance for development. The ' classic catalogue ' includes an option to search for Warwick theses included in the picklist on the right side. At the same time, though, the loci of image formation that are found in citizens direct experience, social networks, and political circuits systematically escape control by governmental action, and seem to be, in fact, only marginally touched by the ICT-induced reinvention of governance. With a view of contributing to this domain, this thesis studies the role of ICTs in processes of image formation on the state, as experienced by citizens in a developing country context. Modern Records Centre. University of Warwick Theses Which theses are available? How to access a thesis e-theses Some University of Warwick theses are available in electronic format - these will be identified in the library catalogue as an 'e-thesis' or 'electronic resource' and links will be included in the catalogue to the digital copy. All theses administered by the University Library are listed in the Library catalogue. The theory on which the thesis is developed views technology as embedded in its sociopolitical context, and conceives e-governance as implicated in the reconstruction of images of the state.
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