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Future politics : living together in a world transformed by tech

Author: Jamie Susskind
Publisher: Oxford, United Kingdom ; New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
Confronts one of the most important questions of our time: how will digital technology transform politics and society? In the future, the question will be how far our lives should be directed and controlled by powerful digital systems - and on what terms? Jamie Susskind argues that rapid and relentless innovation in a range of technologies will transform the way we live together. Calling for a fundamental change in  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jamie Susskind
ISBN: 0198825617 9780198825616
OCLC Number: 1017978409
Awards: Winner of Winner of the 2019 Estoril Global Issues Distinguished Book Prize.
Description: xiv, 516 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Part I : The digital lifeworld. Incresingly capable systems ; Increasingly integrated technology ; Increasingly quantified society ; Thniking like a theorist --
Part II : Future power. Code is power ; Force ; Scrutiny ; Perception-control ; Public and private power --
Part III : Future liberty. Freedom and the supercharged state ; Freedom and the tech firm --
Part IV : Future democracy. The dream of democracy ; Democracy in the future --
Part V : Future justice. Algorithms of distribution ; Algorithms of recognition ; Algorithmic injustice ; Technological unemployment ; The wealth cyclone --
Part VI : Future politics. Transparency and the new separation of powers ; Post-politics --
Notes --
Bibliography --
Responsibility: Jamie Susskind.


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The most interesting exploration yet of the political realities in the digital era. * Matthew d'Ancona, Books of the Year 2018, Evening Standard * For all its grand implications, Future Politics is Read more...

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