Despite the pervasiveness of the Internet and its importance to a wide range of state functions, we still have little understanding of its implications in the context of International Relations. Combining the Philosophy of Techlogy with IR theories of power, this study explores state power in the information age.
Madeline Carr is a Senior Lecturer in International Politics and the Cyber Dimension in the Department of International Politics at Aberystwyth University, UK. She has published widely on Internet freedom, the public-private partnership, and multi-stakeholder Internet governance. Madeline is a founding member of the newly established ISA section STAIR (Science, Technology and Arts in International Relations), and she has been funded by the British Academy and the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC).