Digital Government in Social Sciences Discipline: Mapping Pivotal Features and Proposed Theoretical Model

  • Siti Hasanah Department of Law Master, Universitas Muhammadiyah Mataram, Indonesia
  • Inka Nusamuda Pratama Universitas Muhammadiyah Mataram, Indonesia
  • Al Fauzi Rahmat Master of Government Affairs and Administration, Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta, Indonesia
  • Cahyadi Kurniawan Universitas Muhammadiyah Mataram, Indonesia


The research aimed to describe the trend issues, identify the key features, and propose a theoretical model of digital government. A comprehensive search was used to find eligible articles in the Academic Scopus Database. Further, the quality of the study was assessed during the screening phase, where it met 115 journal-related articles on digital government within the social sciences discipline. Further, this literature was analyzed by NVivo 12 Plus via a hierarchy diagram, cluster analysis, word frequency analysis, and the VOSViwer tool to visualize the data via a network, overlay, and density analysis. The findings revealed a term network formed by digital government and trend issues, resulting in several growing concerns, such as e-government, open government, and technology adoption. Furthermore, key features were reported following proportional analysis, such as systems, development, services, models, information, public, policy, management, and networks. Another point is that a proposed theoretical model has been constructed and selected for future research.


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How to Cite
HASANAH, Siti et al. Digital Government in Social Sciences Discipline: Mapping Pivotal Features and Proposed Theoretical Model. Jurnal Ilmiah Peuradeun, [S.l.], v. 11, n. 1, p. 195-220, jan. 2023. ISSN 2443-2067. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 18 june 2024. doi: