Power, Information Technology, and International Relations Theory

The Power and Politics of US Foreign Policy and Internet

  • Daniel R. McCarthy

Part of the Palgrave Studies in International Relations book series (PSIR)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Daniel R. McCarthy
    Pages 1-18
  3. Daniel R. McCarthy
    Pages 122-147
  4. Daniel R. McCarthy
    Pages 148-161
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 162-220

About this book


This book examines the internet as a form of power in global politics. Focusing on the United States' internet foreign policy, McCarthy combines analyses of global material culture and international relation theory, to reconsider how technology is understood as a form of social power.


Internet power foreign policy America policy liberal capitalism information technology international relations theory institutional power digital Information Technology (IT) innovation Institution international relations International Relations Theory Policy politics technology

Authors and affiliations

  • Daniel R. McCarthy
    • 1
  1. 1.University of MelbourneAustralia

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