5. Digitization and Knowledge Systems of the Powerful and the Powerless

  1. Ingrid Volkmer
  1. Saskia Sassen

Published Online: 20 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118255278.ch5

The Handbook of Global Media Research

The Handbook of Global Media Research

How to Cite

Sassen, S. (2012) Digitization and Knowledge Systems of the Powerful and the Powerless, in The Handbook of Global Media Research (ed I. Volkmer), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118255278.ch5

Editor Information

  1. University of Melbourne, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 AUG 2012
  2. Published Print: 29 AUG 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405198707

Online ISBN: 9781118255278

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Keywords:

  • digitization and knowledge systems of the powerful/and the powerless;
  • global computer-based, and growing digitization of knowledge;
  • network technologies, formalized knowledge and practices;
  • electronic interactive domains, distributive, given technical properties;
  • cross-border politics, new ICTs and changing magnitude, and scope;
  • global politics and struggles, interactive domains as a trade-off

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Specificity and Variability of Digital Formations

  • Electronic Financial Markets: Making Informal Power Politics

  • A Global Space that Can Encompass the Immobile

  • Conclusion: Similar Technical Capabilities but Different Cultures of Use

  • References