School of Public Policy and Administration, Carleton University
Amanda Clarke is an Assistant Professor at Carleton University’s School of Public Policy and Administration. Her current research spans digital government, public sector reform and civic technology. From 2010-2014, Amanda was a Trudeau Scholar, an Oxford University Press Clarendon Scholar, and a Doctoral Fellow of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. Amanda completed a doctorate in Information, Communication and the Social Sciences at the University of Oxford in 2014. Her book Opening the Government of Canada: The Federal Bureaucracy in the Digital Age is forthcoming with University of British Columbia Press. Her work can be found at www.aclarke.ca, and she tweets @ae_clarke.
As of the mid-2000s a series of public management paradigms emerged to describe the impact of the digital age on government. Variously labelled Digital Era Governance, Government as a Platform, Wiki Government, Gov 2.0, and, in practice, often ushered in as part of Open Government reforms, these theories anticipated that government would become more participatory […]