Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 April 2015

264 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199363865

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Disruptive Power

The Crisis of the State in the Digital Age

Taylor Owen

Oxford Studies in Digital Politics

  • Presents a novel theory of disruptive power
  • Analyzes the ways in which digital technologies will transform the major aspects of international relations over the next two decades, and challenges the core capacities of the state
  • Tells the stories of actors and individuals who are taking on the states and large institutions that have long controlled the international system
  • An analytical and critical response to Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen's The New Digital Age