Conclusion: Looking back, looking forward

Natasha Tusikov, Blayne Haggart, Kate Henne

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    Abstract

    Our goal in this book was to spur an inter- and multi-disciplinary dialogue on the rising importance of knowledge in the global political economy and the role of knowledge in contemporary governance. Each of the chapters critically reflects on the control over knowledge as an important form of power, interactions between state and non-state actors, and knowledge regulation in its many forms. Knowledge regulation entails considering how and why knowledge is legitimised and by whom, the interests served, and the specific power structures underlying these arrangements. To understand the dynamics of a world dominated by the knowledge structure, we need to focus on the rules and norms that shape the legitimation, creation, use, and dissemination of knowledge, as well as those who are shaping these rules, which includes the state and non-state actors, and the interests being served.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationInformation, Technology and Control in a Changing World: Shifting Power Structures in the 21st Century
    Editors B Haggart, K Henne, N Tusikov
    Place of PublicationCham Switzerland
    PublisherSpringer Nature
    Pages285-305
    Edition1st
    ISBN (Print)978-3-030-14539-2
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2019

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