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Multistakeholderism, Civil Society, and Global Diplomacy: The Case of the World Summit on the Information Society

Wolfgang Kleinwächter

in Governing Global Electronic Networks: International Perspectives on Policy and Power

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262042512
eISBN:
9780262271936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262042512.003.0416
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

This chapter focuses on the evolution of civil society participation in the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) process and the rise of “multistakeholderism” as a new principle with the ... More


Civil society and social justice: the limits and possibilities of global governance

Paula Chakravartty and Katharine Sarikakis

in Media Policy and Globalization

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748618491
eISBN:
9780748670970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748618491.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter looks more closely at the material and symbolic debates around the Word Summit on the Information Society (WSIS), introduced in the previous chapter. Drawing of feminist political ... More


Conclusion: Governance of Global Electronic Networks: The Contrasting Views of Dominant and Nondominant Actors

Ernest J. Wilson

in Governing Global Electronic Networks: International Perspectives on Policy and Power

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262042512
eISBN:
9780262271936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262042512.003.0447
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

This chapter examines whether the United States has a consensus that differs from the preferences of non-dominant actors, whether the current global governance mechanisms for information and ... More


Louder Voices and the International Debate on Developing Country Participation in ICT Decision Making

David Souter

in Governing Global Electronic Networks: International Perspectives on Policy and Power

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262042512
eISBN:
9780262271936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262042512.003.0337
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

In 2000, the Group of Eight (G8) created a multistakeholder group called the Digital Opportunity Task Force to address international questions on information and communications technology (ICT) from ... More


Framing Community from Inside Out: The Information Worlds of Dykes to Watch Out For

Don L. Latham and Jonathan M. Hollister

in The Comics of Alison Bechdel: From the Outside In

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781496825773
eISBN:
9781496825827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496825773.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Alison Bechdel’s groundbreaking comic strip Dykes To Watch Out For, which ran from 1983 to 2008 in mostly independent, alternative newspapers as well as online, had an important effect on ... More


Mobilizing for Net Rights: The IRPC Charter of Human Rights and Principles for the Internet

M. I. Franklin

in Strategies for Media Reform: International Perspectives

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823271641
eISBN:
9780823271696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271641.003.0005
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

This chapter introduces the Charter of Human Rights and Principles for the Internet and Ten Internet Rights and Principles (IRP Coalition 2011, 2013). Under the leadership of the Internet Rights and ... More


The International Policy Arena: ICTs and Internet Governance

Tim Unwin

in Reclaiming Information and Communication Technologies for Development

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198795292
eISBN:
9780191836589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198795292.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

This chapter focuses on ‘multi-stakeholderism’ in the international ICT4D arena, and particularly on discussions around Internet governance. It begins by exploring the differing roles of governments, ... More


Opening Acts

Jocelyn Olcott

in International Women's Year: The Greatest Consciousness-Raising Event in History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780195327687
eISBN:
9780199344833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195327687.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Modern History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on two events that preceded the IWY intergovernmental conference and NGO tribune: a “journalists’ encounter” and a seminar on women in development. The journalists’ encounter was ... More


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