Change of State Information, Policy, and Power

ISBN-10: 0262513242

ISBN-13: 9780262513241

Edition: 2009

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List price: $64.00
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: MIT Press
Publication date: 9/1/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 576
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.628
Language: English

List of Tables
Note on Text
An Introduction to Information Policy
Forms and Phases of Power: The Bias of the Informational State
Theoretical Pluralism
A Taxonomy of Definitions
Using the Taxonomy
The Problematics of Power
Forms of Power
Phases of Power
The State
Problematics of the State
The Nation
The State
A Typology of States by Form of Power
Information Policy for the Informational State
Bounding the Domain: Information Policy for the Twenty-First Century
The Definitional Problem
Premodern Information Policy
Early Modern Information Policy
Modern Information Policy
The Contemporary Environment
International Information Policy
Confounding Factors
Technology-Based Problems
Practice-Based Problems
Policy Process-Based Problems
Issue Area-Based Problems
Definitional Approaches
Legacy Legal Categories
Social Impact
The Information Production Chain
Bounding the Domain of Information Policy: An Analytical Approach
The Policy Issue and the Information Production Chain
Link Analytically to Related Information Policy Issues
Examine the Social Impact of Current Policy
Develop Policy Recommendations
Translate Recommendations into the Terms of Legacy Law
Information Policy: Constitutive and Constitutional
Constitutional Principles and the Information Spaces They Create
The Principles
Principles in the Constitution
The First Amendment
Other Constitutional Amendments
The Penumbra of the Constitution
Constitutional Information Spaces
Public versus Private
Spaces Defined by Medium
The Spaces of Expression
The Spaces of Content
The Spaces of Content Production
Spaces Defined by Audience
Spaces Defined by War and Peace
Constitutional Principles and Their Limits
Information Policy and Identity
Identity Theory
Individual Identity
Identity of the Informational State
The Census and Other Statistics
Official Memory
Mediating the Identities of the Individual and the Informational State
Mutually Constituted Identities of the Individual and the Informational State
Information Policy and Structure
Theories of Structure
Information Policy and Social Structure
Information Policy and Technological Structure
Participatory Design
Universal Service
Information Policy and Informational Structure
Access to Government Information
Accounting Systems
Information Policy and New Structural Formations
Information Policy and Borders
Border Theory
Borders of Social Systems
Geopolitical Borders
Trade in Services
Borders of the Technological System
Network Borders
Export Controls
Informational Borders
Political Speech
Arms Control Treaties
Importing Knowledge Workers
Border Rhetoric versus Border Realities
Information Policy and Change
Theories of Change
Information Policy and Change in Social Systems
Freedom of Speech versus National Security
The Vote
Information Policy and Change in Technological Systems
Direct Funding of Research
Tax Credits
Information Policy and Change in Information Systems
The Arts
Government Dissemination of Information
Ambivalence and Inconsistency
Information, Policy, and Power in the Informational State
The Social Impact of Information Policy Trends
The Current Status of Constitutional Information Policy Principles
The Nature of Information Policy
Policy and Social Theory
The Future of the Informational State
Bibliographic Essays
An Introduction to Information Policy
Forms and Phases of Power: The Bias of the Informational State
Bounding the Domain: Information Policy for the Twenty-first Century
Constitutional Principles and the Information Spaces They Create
Information Policy and Identity
Information Policy and Structure
Information Policy and Borders
Information Policy and Change
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