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2010 (Vol. 2, Issue: 1)
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E-Cities: A Content Analysis of the Web Pages of Heidelberg and Konya Metropolitan Municipalities

M. Akif Çukurçayır and H. Tuğba Eroğlu
Corresponding Author:  H. Tuğba Eroğlu 

Key words:  E-city, e-municipalism, e-service, local democracy, participation, ,
Vol. 2 , (1): Page No: 7-12
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2009 November, 13 2009 December, 03 2010 January, 20

Developments in inform ation and communication technologies affects city administiration as all areas; urban structure and functions are reconstructing according to information and communication technologies. Mentioned digital technologies are reflected in the municipality activities. Today, providing services to urban population –as the basic function of municipalism-, is being carried out by e-municipality method that aims effiency, speed, active participation, low cost and active participation. Especially, popularizing these dynamics by web applications of municipalities is being considered as essential. E-municipality, e-city, e-governance, e-services are outstanding issues at effectiveness of public services. In this context, considering and discussing different samples of e-municipalism with these concerned issuees and dynamics; will provide an important contribution at the studies about using information and communication technologies in municipalities. In this study, a content analysis is performed by comparing metropolitan municipalities of Heidelberg from Germany and Konya from Turkey.
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M. Akif Çukurçayır and H. Tuğba Eroğlu, 2010. E-Cities: A Content Analysis of the Web Pages of Heidelberg and Konya Metropolitan Municipalities.  Current Research Journal of Social Sciences, 2(1): Page No: 7-12.
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