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Digital Dilemmas: Power, Resistance, and the Internet

M.I. Franklin

Abstract

This book presents an ethnographic, mixed method approach to understanding the dynamics of power and resistance as they are played out around the future of the internet. The text looks at the way that publics, governments, and multilateral institutions are being redefined and reinvented in digital settings that are ubiquitous and yet controlled by a relative few. This is done through three case studies that get at the way that computer-mediated power relations play out “on the ground” through a mixture of overlapping online and offline activity, at personal, community, and transnational levels ... More

Keywords: power, resistance, internet, publics, governments multilateral institutions, computer-mediated power relations, homelessness, street papers

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780199982691
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: February 2015 DOI:10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199982691.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

M.I. Franklin, author
Goldsmith's College, University of London, Professor of Global Media and Politics and Director of the Global Media and Transnational Communications MA Program