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Module Reading List

Internet Policy, 2019/20, Semester 1
Dr Kristofer Erickson
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Barendt, E., 2005.  Freedom of speech  2nd ed., Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Brownsword, R. & Yeung, K. eds., 2008. Regulating technologies : legal futures, regulatory frames and technological fixes , Oxford: Hart.

Consalvo, M. & Ess, C. eds., 2009.   The handbook of internet studies , Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell.

Bygrave, L.A. & Bing, J. eds., 2009. Internet governance : infrastructure and institutions , Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Calabrese, A and C. Sparks, C. eds, 2004. Toward a political economy of culture : capitalism and communication in the twenty-first century . Oxford: Rowman & Littlefield

Cammaerts, B. & Carpentier, N., 2007. Reclaiming the media : communication rights and democractic media roles

Campbell, T., 2005.   Rights : a critical introduction New edition., Routledge.

Campbell, T., 2008. ‘Human Rights’, in C. McKinnon , ed.. Issues in Political Theory , Oxford: OUP. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

Castells, M., 2001. The Internet galaxy : reflections on the Internet, business, and society . Oxford: OUP

Chadwick, A. & Howard, P.N. eds., 2008. Routledge handbook of Internet politics , London: Routledge.

Cohen, J. E., 2012. Configuring the networked self : law, code, and the play of everyday practice . Yale University Press

Collins, R., 2010. Three myths of internet governance : making sense of networks, governance and regulation  , Intellect Books Exeter, UK,

Curran J, Fenton N and Freedman D, 2012. Misunderstanding the Internet . London: Routledge

David, M., 2010. Peer to peer and the music industry : the criminalization of sharing , Sage Publications Ltd.

Deibert, R.J. et al., 2010. Access controlled : the shaping of power, rights, and rule in cyberspace 1st ed., MIT Press.

Drahos, P., 2002. Information feudalism : who owns the knowledge economy? , London: Earthscan.

Edwards, L. & Waelde, C. eds., 2008. Law and the Internet  3rd ed., Oxford: Hart.

Ferro, E. et al., 2009. Handbook of research on overcoming digital divides : constructing an equitable and competitive information society : , Information Science Reference.

Flew, T., 2008. New media: an introduction 3rd ed., South Melbourne, Vic: Oxford University Press.

Freeden, M., 1991. Rights . Buckingham , Open University Press.

Freeman, M., 2011. Human rights : an interdisciplinary approach Cambridge: Polity.

Goldsmith, J. & Wu, T., 2008. Who controls the Internet? : illusions of a borderless world : , OUP USA.

Greenwald, G., 2014. No place to hide : Edward Snowden, the NSA and the surveillance state London: Hamish Hamilton

Hargittai, E., & Hsieh, Y. P. 2013. Digital inequality. In W. H. Dutton (Ed.), The Oxford handbook of Internet studies (pp. 129–150). Oxford, England: Oxford University Press.

Helsper, E. 2011. The emergence of a digital underclass: digital policies in the UK and evidence for inclusion. Available online:

Haynes, R., 2005. Media rights and intellectual property , Edinburgh Univ Pr.

Hesmondhalgh, D., 2013. The Cultural Industries 3rd ed., London: SAGE.

Jørgensen, R.F., Human rights in the global information society , The MIT Press.

Keen, A., 2008. The cult of the amateur : how blogs, MySpace, YouTube, and the rest of today's user-generated media are destroying our economy, our culture, and our values London: Nicholas Breasley

Krikorian, G and Kapczynski, A., 2010. Access to knowledge in the age of intellectual property , New York: Zone Books

Klang, M. & Murray, A., 2005.  Human rights in the digital age  , London: GlassHouse Press.

Lessig, L., 2005. Free culture : the nature and future of creativity , Penguin Group USA.

Lessig, L., 2008. Remix : making art and commerce thrive in the hybrid economy , Penguin Pr.

Lessig, L., 2001. The future of ideas , Random House New York.

Levmore, S. & Nussbaum, M.C., 2010. The offensive Internet : speech, privacy, and reputation  , Harvard University Press.

Liberty, 1998. Liberating cyberspace : civil liberties, human rights and the Internet London: Pluto

Mansell, R., 2012. Imagining the Internet : communication, innovation, and governance . OUP Oxford.

Marsden, C.T., 2010. Net neutrality : towards a co-regulatory solution , London: Bloomsbury Academic.

Marsden, C.T., 2011. Internet co-regulation : European law, regulatory governance and legitimacy in cyberspace 1st ed., Cambridge University Press.

Marshall, T H and Bottomore, T, 1992. Citizenship and social class London: Pluto

May, C., 2006. Digital rights management : the problem of expanding ownership rights  , Oxford: Chandos.

Mueller, M. L., 2002. Ruling the root : Internet governance and the taming of cyberspace Cambridge MA: MIT Press

Mueller, M.L., 2010. Networks and states : the global politics of internet governances , MIT Press.

Murray, A., 2013. Information Technology Law: the Law and Society 2nd ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Murray, A.D., 2007. The regulation of cyberspace : control in the online environment , Abingdon: Routledge-Cavendish.

Naughton, J., 1999. A brief history of the future : the origins of the Internet  , London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson.

Nightingale, V. & Dwyer, T., 2007. New media worlds : challenges for convergence , South Melbourne, Vic: Oxford University Press.

Nissenbaum, H., 2009. Privacy in context : technology, policy, and the integrity of social life , Stanford Law Books.

Norris, P., 2001. Digital divide? : civic engagement, information poverty, and the Internet worldwide  , Cambridge Univ Pr.

Raymond, E.S., 2001. The Cathedral and the Bazaar 1st ed., O’Reilly Media.

Schewick, B.V., 2010. Internet architecture and innovation New edition., MIT Press.

Silverstone, R et al, eds., 2007. The Oxford handbook of information and communication technologies . Oxford: OUP.

Solove, D.J., 2007. The future of reputation : gossip, rumor, and privacy on the Internet , Yale Univ Pr.

Stallman, R.M. & Gay, J., 2009. Free software, free society: selected essays of Richard M. Stallman , Createspace.

Tambini, D., Leonardi, D. & Marsden, C., 2007. Codifying cyberspace : communications self-regulation in the age of internet convergence 1st ed., Routledge.

Warschauer, M., 2004. Technology and social inclusion : rethinking the digital divide  : , Cambridge, Mass: MIT.

Zittrain, J., 2009. The future of the Internet : and how to stop it New ed., London: Penguin.

This list was last updated on 22/09/2015