The wealth of networks : how social production transforms markets and freedom / Yochai Benkler.

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  • New Haven [Conn.] : Yale University Press c2006
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1 online resource (xiv, 287 p.)
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  • 0300110561 (alk. paper)
  • 9780300110562
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  • Available to members of the University of Reading only.
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 475-490) and index.
  • Reproduction available: Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2013. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries.
Contents
  • Introduction: a moment of opportunity and challenge -- The networked information economy -- Some basic economics of information production and innovation -- Peer production and sharing -- The economics of social production -- The political economy of property and commons -- Individual freedom: autonomy, information, and law -- Political freedom part 1: the trouble with mass media -- Political freedom part 2: emergence of the networked public sphere -- Cultural freedom: a culture both plastic and critical -- Justice and development -- Social ties: networking together -- Policies of freedom at a moment of transformation -- The battle over the institutional ecology of the digital environment -- Conclusion: the stakes of information law and policy.
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  • Bibliography
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  • Illustrated
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  • English

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The wealth of networks : how social production transforms markets and freedom / Yochai Benkler.

Published
  • New Haven [Conn.] : Yale University Press c2006
Physical description
xii, 515 p. : ill.
Local notes
  • Available to members of the University of Reading only.
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 475-490) and index.
  • Reproduction available: Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Contents
  • Introduction: a moment of opportunity and challenge -- The networked information economy -- Some basic economics of information production and innovation -- Peer production and sharing -- The economics of social production -- The political economy of property and commons -- Individual freedom: autonomy, information, and law -- Political freedom part 1: the trouble with mass media -- Political freedom part 2: emergence of the networked public sphere -- Cultural freedom: a culture both plastic and critical -- Justice and development -- Social ties: networking together -- Policies of freedom at a moment of transformation -- The battle over the institutional ecology of the digital environment -- Conclusion: the stakes of information law and policy.
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  • Bibliography
  • Electronic books
  • Illustrated
Language
  • English

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