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The editor of this new Routledge title argues that our economic and social lives are now utterly dependent upon the successful coordination of the Internet. Moreover, as the Internet expands from its current form to an 'Internet of things', she suggests that its stability and security will soon be recognized as important as other global concerns, like battling terrorism and fighting climate change. Who controls the Internet? The question has profound implications for our access to knowledge, the pace of economic growth, and the protection of human rights, not least freedom of expression and the right to privacy. And the question's importance has been underscored in recent times by landmark events, including revelations about the actual and potential power of social-media companies, and the breathtaking extent of surveillance by intelligence and security organizations, such as the NSA in the United States and Britain's GCHQ. It is perhaps only in the last several years that issues about and around the governance of the Internet have entered the public consciousness, but serious academic and policy work dates back decades. And now there is a critical mass of scholarship that can usefully be collected under the rubric of 'Internet Governance'. Like the Internet itself, leading theorists and researchers in the field are distributed globally, and work in disciplines across the social sciences and humanities. Indeed, much of the relevant literature remains inaccessible or is highly specialized and compartmentalized, so that it is difficult for many of those who are interested in the subject to obtain an informed, balanced, and comprehensive overview. This new four-volume collection, published as part of Routledge's acclaimed series, Critical Concepts in Sociology, meets the need for a reference work to make sense of the subject's vast and dispersed literature and the continuing explosion in research output.show more

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  • Hardback | 1736 pages
  • 156 x 234mm
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138889911
  • 9781138889910

Table of contents

Volume I - The Internet Governance Ecosystem: Scope, Theory, History 1. Examining the Scope of Global Internet Governance * William. H. Dutton and Malcolm Peltu, 'The Emerging Internet Governance Mosaic: Connecting the Pieces', Information Polity, 12, 1, 2007, 63-81. * Laura DeNardis, 'The Emerging Field of Internet Governance', William Dutton (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Internet Studies, (Oxford: Oxford University Press,2013), pp. 555-575. * John Mathiason, 'What is the Internet and What is Governance?', Internet Governance: The New Frontier of Global Institutions (New York: Routledge,2008), pp. 6-23. * Michael Van Eeten and Milton Mueller, 'Where is the Governance in Internet Governance?', New Media & Society, 15, 5, 2012, 720-736. * Rolf H. Weber, 'Regulatory Issues', in Shaping Internet Governance: Regulatory Challenges (Berlin: Springer, 2010), pp. 175-202. * Leslie Daigle, 'On the Nature of the Internet', Global Commission on Internet Governance Paper Series No. 7, 2015, 1-17. * William Drake, 'Reframing Internet Governance Discourse: Fifteen Baseline Propositions' Memo #2 for the Social Science Research Council's Research on IT and Governance, 2004, 1-38. 2. Theories of Global Internet Governance * Joseph S. Nye, Jr., 'Diffusion and Cyberpower', in The Future of Power (New York: Public Affairs, 2011), pp. 113-151. * Manuel Castells, 'Communication, Power and Counter-Power in the Network Society', International Journal of Communication 1, 2007, 238-266. * Langdon Winner, 'Do Artifacts Have Politics?', Daedalus, 109, 1, 1980, 121-136. * Laura DeNardis, 'Hidden Levers of Internet Control: An Infrastructure-Based Theory of Internet Governance', Information, Communication & Society, 15, 5, 2012, 720-738. * Lawrence Lessig, 'What Things Regulate', in Code and Other Laws of Cyberspace (Code 2.0) (New York, NY: Basic Books, 2006), pp. 120-137. * Jonathan Zittrain, 'The Generative Pattern', in The Future of the Internet and How to Stop It (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press,2008), pp. 67-100. * Marjory Blumenthal and David Clark (2001). 'Rethinking the Design of the Internet: The End-to-End Arguments vs. the Brave New World', in Benjamin M. Compaine and Shane Greenstein (eds), Communication Policy in Transition: The Internet and Beyond, pp. 91-140. * John Palfrey and Urs Gasser, 'Why Interop Matters', in Interop: The Promise and Perils of Highly Interconnected Systems (New York: Basic Books, 2012), pp. 1-18. 3. Internet Governance History * Malte Ziewitz and Ian Brown, 'A Prehistory of Internet Governance', in Ian Brown (ed.), Research Handbook on Governance of the Internet (Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2013), pp. 3-26. * United Nations Working Group on Internet Governance, Report of the Working Group on Internet Governance, Chateau de Bossey, 2005, pp. 1-24. * Sandra Braman, 'The Framing Years: Policy Fundamentals in the Internet Design Process, 1969-1979', The Information Society, 27, 2011, 295-310. * Avri Doria, 'Use [and Abuse] of Multistakeholderism in the Internet', in Roxana Radu, Jean-Marie Chenou, and Rolf H. Weber (eds), The Evolution of Global Internet Governance: Principles and Policies in the Making (Berlin, GE: Springer, 2014), pp. 115-138. * Jeannette Hoffmann, 'Internet Governance: A Regulative Idea in Flu', in Ravi Kumar and Jain Bandamutha (eds), Internet Governance: An Introduction (Hyderabad, IN: Icfai University Press,2005), pp. 74-108. Volume II - Infrastructures and Institutions of Internet Governance 1. Coordinating Internet Names and Numbers: From Jon Postel to ICANN * Hans Klein, 'ICANN and Internet Governance: Leveraging Technical Coordination to Realize Global Public Policy', The Information Society, 18, 3, 2002, 193-207. * Wolfgang Kleinwaechter, 'ICANN between Technical Mandate and Political Challenges', Telecommunications Policy, 24, 6-7, 2000, 553-563. * Laura DeNardis, 'The Internet Address Space', in Protocol Politics: The Globalization of Internet Governance (Cambridge: MIT Press, 2009), pp. 139-186. * Paul V. Mockapetris and Kevin J. Dunlap, 'Development of the Domain Name System', SIGCOMM '88 Symposium Proceedings on Communications Architectures and Protocols, 18, 4, 1988, 123-133. * Jacqueline Lipton and Mary Wong, 'Trademarks and Free Speech in ICANN's New gTLD Process', Monash University Law Review, 38, 188, 2012, 1-39. 2. Establishing Internet Technical Standards * Paul. A. David, 'Clio and the Economics of QWERTY', The American Economic Review, 75, 2, 1985, 332-337. * Harald Alvestrand and Hakon Wium Lie, 'Development of Core Internet Standards: The Work of IETF and W3C', in Lee A. Bygrave and Jon Bing (eds), Internet Governance: Infrastructure and Institutions (Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 2009), pp. 126-146. * John B. Morris Jr., 'Injecting the Public Interest into Internet Standards', in Laura DeNardis (ed.), Opening Standards: The Global Politics of Interoperability (Cambridge: MIT Press, 2011), pp. 3-12. * Andrew L. Russell, '"Rough Consensus and Running Code" and the Internet-OSI standards War', IEEE Annals of the History of Computing, 3, 2006, 48-61. 3. International Organizations and Nation States * Jack Goldsmith and Tim Wu, 'How Governments Rule the Net', in Who Controls the Internet? Illusions of a Borderless World (Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 2006), pp. 65-86. * Jeremy Malcolm, 'Reform of Internet Governance - WSIS', in Multi-Stakeholder Governance and the Internet Governance Forum (Perth, AU: Terminus Press, 2008), pp. 321-352. * Milton Mueller, 'The Internet Governance Forum', in Networks and States: The Global Politics of Internet Governance (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2010), pp. 107-126. * Nanette S. Levinson and Meryem Marzouki, 'IOs and Global Internet Governance Interorganizational Architecture', in Francesca Musiani, Derrick Cogburn, Laura DeNardis and Nanette S. Levinson (eds), The Turn to Infrastructure in Internet Governance (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015), pp. 47-72. 5. The Privatization of Governance * Tarleton Gillespie, 'The Relevance of Algorithms', in Tarleton Gillespie, Pablo Boczkowski and Kirsten Foot (eds), Media Technologies: Essays on Communication, Materiality, and Society (Cambridge: MIT Press, 2014), pp. 167-194. * Laura DeNardis, 'The Public Policy Role of Private Information Intermediaries', in The Global War for Internet Governance (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2014), pp. 153-172. * Siva Vaidhyanathan and Chris Bulock, 'Knowledge and Dignity in the Era of "Big Data"', The Serials Librarian, 66, 1, 2014, 49-64. * Rebecca MacKinnon, 'Facebookistan and Googledom', in Consent of the Networked: The World-wide Struggle for Internet Freedom (New York, NY: Basic Books, 2011), pp. 149-165. 4. Civil Society Participation in Internet Governance * Derrick L. Cogburn, 'Enabling Effective Multi-Stakeholder Participation in Global Internet Governance through Accessible Cyber-Infrastructure', in Handbook of Internet Politics (New York: Routledge, 2008) pp. 401-414. * Slavka Antonova, 'Digital Divide in Global Internet Governance: The "Access" Issue Area', Journal of Power, Politics and Governance, 2, 2, 2014, 101-125. Volume III - Governance by the Internet 1. Network Neutrality and Internet Access Governance * Tim Wu, 'Network Neutrality, Broadband Discrimination', Journal of Telecommunications and High Technology Law, 2, 2003, 141-175. * Christopher Yoo, 'Network Neutrality and the Need for a Technological Turn in Internet Scholarshi', in Monroe E. Price, Stefaan Verhulst and Libby Morgan (eds), Handbook of Media Law (New York: Routledge, 2015), pp. 539-556. * Nicholas Economides and Joacim Tag, 'Network Neutrality on the Internet: A Two-Sided Market Analysis', Information Economics and Policy, 24, 2012, 91-104. 2. Content Control * Ronald Deibert, 'Filters and Chokepoints', in Black Code: Surveillance, Privacy, and the Dark Side of the Internet (Toronto, CA: Random House, 2013), pp. 29-49. * Jonathan Zittrain and John Palfrey, 'Internet Filtering: The Politics and Mechanisms of Control', in Ronald Deibert, John Palfrey, Rafael Rohozinski and Jonathan Zittrain (eds), Access Denied: The Practice and Policy of Global Internet Filtering (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2008), pp. 29-56. * Laura DeNardis, 'Internet Architecture and Intellectual Property', in The Global War for Internet Governance (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2014), pp. 173-198. * Jack Balkin, 'The Future of Free Expression in a Digital Age', Pepperdine Law Review, 36, 2009, 427-444. 3. Individual Privacy and Reputation in the Age of Surveillance * Helen Nissenbaum, 'A Contextual Approach to Privacy Online', Daedalus, 140, 4, 2011, 32-48. * Daniel Solove, 'How the Free Flow of Information Liberates and Constrains Us', in The Future of Reputation: Gossip, Rumor, and Privacy on the Internet (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2007), pp. 17-49. * Michael Zimmer, 'But the Data is Already Public: On the Ethics of Research in Facebook', Ethics and Information Technology, 12, 4, 2010, 313-325. * Julie E. Cohen, 'What Privacy Is For', Harvard Law Review, 126, 7, 2013, 1904-1933. Volume IV - The High Politics of Internet Governance 1. Principles and Norms for Internet Governance * Milton Mueller, John Mathiason and Hans Klein, 'The Internet and Global Governance: Principles and Norms for a New Regime', Global Governance, 13, 2, 2007, 237-254. * Anupam Chander, 'Principles for Trade 2.0', in Mira Burri and Thomas Cottier (eds), Trade Governance in the Digital Age: World Trade Forum (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2012), pp. 17-44. * NETmundial Multistakeholder Statement, Global Multistakeholder Meeting on the Future of Internet Governance, Brazil, 2014, pp. 1-11. * Francesca Musiani, 'The Internet Bill of Rights: A Way to Reconcile Natural Freedoms and Regulatory Needs?', Scripted. A Journal of Law, Technology and Society, 6, 2, 2009, 504-515. 2. Cybersecurity Governance and the Surveillance State * Dorothy Denning, 'Stuxnet: What Has Changed?', Future Internet, 4, 2012, 672-687. * Abraham Sofaer, David Clark and Whitfield Diffie, 'Cyber Security and International Agreements', National Research Council, Proceedings of a Workshop on Deterring Cyberattacks: Informing Strategies and Developing Options for U.S. Policy, 2009, pp. 179-206. * Zygmunt Bauman, Didier Bigo, Didier, Paulo Esteves, Elspeth Guild, Vivienne Jabri, David Lyon and R.B.J. Walker, 'After Snowden: Rethinking the Impact of Surveillance', International Political Sociology, 8, 2, 2014, 121-144. * Harold Abelson et al., 'Keys Under Doormats: Mandating Insecurity by Requiring Government Access to All Data and Communications', MIT-CSAIL-TR-2015-026, pp. 1-33. * Gabriella Coleman, 'Anonymous and the Politics of Leaking', in Benedetta Brevini, Arne Hintz and Patrick McCurdy (eds), Beyond WikiLeaks: Implications for the Future of Communications, Journalism and Society (New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013), pp. 209-229. 3. Multistakeholder Governance and Contested Futures * Daniel W. Drezner, 'The Global Governance of the Internet: Bringing the State Back In', Political Science Quarterly, 119, 3,2004, 477-498. * David Clark, John Wroclawski, Karen Sollins and Robert Braden, 'Tussle in Cyberspace: Defining Tomorrow's Internet', IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking (ToN), 13, 3, 2005, 462-475. * Francesca Musiani, 'Alternative Technologies as Alternative Institutions: The Case of the Domain Name System', in Francesca Musiani, Derrick Cogburn, Laura DeNardis and Nanette S. Levinson (eds), The Turn to Infrastructure in Internet Governance (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015), pp. 73-88. * Mark Raymond and Laura DeNardis, 'Multistakeholderism: Anatomy of an Inchoate Global Institution', International Theory, 7, 3, 2015, 572-616. * Joseph Nye Jr., 'The Regime Complex for Managing Global Cyber Activities', Global Commission on Internet Governance Working Paper Series 1, 2014, 1-15. Indexshow more