Computational Transformation of the Public Sphere: Theories and Case Studies

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This book is an edited collection of MA research paper on the digital revolution of the public and governance. It covers cyber governance in Finland, and the securitization of cyber security in Finland. It investigates the cases of Brexit, the 2016 US presidental election of Donald Trump, the 2017 presidential election of Volodymyr Zelensky, and Brexit. It examines the environmental concerns of climate change and greenwashing, and the impact of digital communication giving rise to the #MeToo and Incel movements. It considers how digitilization can serve to emancipate women through ride-sharing, and how it leads to the question of robot rights. It considers fake news and algorithmic governance with respect to case studies of the Chinese social credit system, the US FICO credit score, along with Facebook, Twitter, Cambridge Analytica and the European effort to regulate and protect data usage.
FörlagUniversity of Helsinki, Faculty of Social Sciences
Antal sidor350
ISBN (tryckt)978-951-51-6144-4
ISBN (elektroniskt)978-951-51-6145-1
StatusPublicerad - 15 jun 2020
MoE-publikationstypD5 Textbok, professionell manual eller guide eller lexikon
EvenemangAnniversary, 75th Anniversary of the Faculty of Social Sciences, 9 May 2020: Book Launch - Virtual, Helsinki, Finland
Varaktighet: 9 maj 202015 sep 2020


NamnPublications of the Faculty of Social Sciences
ISSN (tryckt)2343-0206


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