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that..." or " Though there are many
emerging programs and initiatives on
e-government throughout the world in
all levels of government (McClure,
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of book (2nd ed.). Location:
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chapter. In A. Editor, B. Editor, & C.
of book (pp. xxx-xxx). Location:
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