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Reformatting Politics: Information Technology and Global Civil Society [Hardcover]

by Jon Anderson, Jodi Dean, Geert Lovink

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August 30, 2006 0415952972 978-0415952972 1

This book examines the ways in which new information and communication technologies (ICTs) are being used by civil society organizations (CSOs) to achieve their aims through activities and networks that cross national borders. These new ICTs (the internet, mobile phones, satellite radio and television) have allowed these civil society organizations to form extensive networks linking the local and the global in new ways and to flourish internationally in ways that were not possible without them.

Reformatting Politics consists of four sections containing essays by some of the top scholars and activists working at the intersections of networked societies, civil society organizations, and information technology. The book also includes a section that takes a critical look at the UN World Summit of Information Society and the role that global governance has played and will play in the use and dissemination of these new technologies. Finally, the contributors aim to influence this important and emerging field of inquiry by posing a set of questions and directions for future research. In sum, Reformatting Politics is a fresh look at the way critical network practice through the use of information technology is reformatting the terms and terrains of global politics.


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JON W. ANDERSON is an anthropologist, has taught in Germany and Norway, and currently is Professor and Chair of Anthropology at the Catholic University of America. He is co-director of the Arab Information Project with Michael C. Hudson at Georgetown University's Center for Contemporary Arab Studies.

JODI DEAN teaches political theory at Hobart and William Smith Colleges. She serves on the editorial board of the journals Theory and Event and Constellations and has edited symposia on new technologies for the journals Constellations and Signs as well as the books Feminism and the New Democracy (Sage 1997) and Cultural Studies and Political Theory (Cornell UP 2000).

GEERT LOVINK is founder and director of the Institute of Network Cultures (www.networkcultures.org), professor at Interactive Media (Hogeschool van Amsterdam) and associate professor at the Media & Culture department, University of Amsterdam.


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