State Power 2.0 : Authoritarian Entrenchment and Political Engagement Worldwide

By: Hussain, Muzammil MContributor(s): Howard, Philip NMaterial type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on DemandPublisher: Farnham : Ashgate Publishing Ltd, 2013Description: 1 online resource (209 p.)ISBN: 9781409454700Subject(s): Authoritarianism | Internet -- Censorship | Internet -- Government policy | Internet -- Political aspects | Social controlGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: State Power 2.0 : Authoritarian Entrenchment and Political Engagement WorldwideDDC classification: 303.3/3 | 303.33 | 321.9 LOC classification: HM851 .H69 2013Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Contents; List of Figures; Notes on Contributors; Acknowledgments; Introduction: State Power 2.0; Part I Information Infrastructure and Social Control; 1 Origins of the Tunisian Internet; 2 The State of Digital Exception: Censorship and Dissent in Post-Revolutionary Iran; 3 Information Infrastructure and Anti-Regime Protests in Iran and Tunisia; 4 Digital Occupation in Gaza's High-Tech Enclosure; 5 Leveraged Affordances and the Specter of Structural Violence; Part II Digital Media and Political Engagement
6 Technology-Induced Innovation in the Making and Consolidation of Arab Democracy7 Al-Masry Al-Youm and Egypt's New Media Ecology; 8 Communicating Politics in Kuwait; 9 Social Media and Soft Political Change in Morocco; 10 Leninist Lapdogs to Bothersome Bloggers in Vietnam; 11 Dynamics of Innovation and the Balance of Power in Russia; 12 Anonymous vs. Authoritarianism; Bibliography; Index
Summary: What causes state-powers to block internet access, disable digital networks or even shut off internet access? How is it done, what is the impact and how do dissidents attempt to fight back? In this timely and accessible volume a collection of high profile, international scholars answer these key questions using cases from Israel, Iran, Russia, Morocco, Vietnam and Kuwait and assess the political economy of the actors, institutions and regimes involved and effected by the state-management and control of digital networks.
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Cover; Contents; List of Figures; Notes on Contributors; Acknowledgments; Introduction: State Power 2.0; Part I Information Infrastructure and Social Control; 1 Origins of the Tunisian Internet; 2 The State of Digital Exception: Censorship and Dissent in Post-Revolutionary Iran; 3 Information Infrastructure and Anti-Regime Protests in Iran and Tunisia; 4 Digital Occupation in Gaza's High-Tech Enclosure; 5 Leveraged Affordances and the Specter of Structural Violence; Part II Digital Media and Political Engagement

6 Technology-Induced Innovation in the Making and Consolidation of Arab Democracy7 Al-Masry Al-Youm and Egypt's New Media Ecology; 8 Communicating Politics in Kuwait; 9 Social Media and Soft Political Change in Morocco; 10 Leninist Lapdogs to Bothersome Bloggers in Vietnam; 11 Dynamics of Innovation and the Balance of Power in Russia; 12 Anonymous vs. Authoritarianism; Bibliography; Index

What causes state-powers to block internet access, disable digital networks or even shut off internet access? How is it done, what is the impact and how do dissidents attempt to fight back? In this timely and accessible volume a collection of high profile, international scholars answer these key questions using cases from Israel, Iran, Russia, Morocco, Vietnam and Kuwait and assess the political economy of the actors, institutions and regimes involved and effected by the state-management and control of digital networks.

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