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Governing Global Electronic Networks: International Perspectives on Policy and Power

William J. Drake and Ernest J. Wilson III

Abstract

The burgeoning use and transformative impact of global electronic networks are widely recognized to be defining features of contemporary world affairs. Less often noted has been the increasing importance of global governance arrangements in managing the many issues raised in such networks. This book helps fill the gap by assessing some of the key international institutions pertaining to global telecommunications regulation and standardization, radio frequency spectrum, satellite systems, trade in services, electronic commerce, intellectual property, traditional mass media and Internet content, ... More

Keywords: electronic networks, world affairs, global governance, international institutions, telecommunications regulation, radio frequency spectrum, satellite systems, trade in services, electronic commerce, intellectual property

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2008 Print ISBN-13: 9780262042512
Published to MIT Press Scholarship Online: August 2013 DOI:10.7551/mitpress/9780262042512.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

William J. Drake, editor

Ernest J. Wilson III, editor

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Contents

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I The Global Governance of Infrastructure

II The Global Governance of Networked Information, Communication, and Commerce

III The Participation of Nondominant Stakeholders in Network Global Governance

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