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The Internet, Law and Society

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ISBN13: 9780582356566
ISBN: 0582356563
Published: March 2002
Publisher: Pearson Education Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £59.99

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The Internet, Law and SocietyEdited by Yaman Akdeniz, Clive Walker & David WallThe advent of a global information society demands a new understanding of the complexities of the architecture of that society and its implications for existing social institutions such as law and government. This authoritative and innovative book takes as its theme the Internet within the settings of law, politics and society. It relates and analyses their interactions and draws out the implications of 'cyberspace' for law and society. It therefore has a wider and more critical agenda than existing, more technical expositions of computer or Internet law. It is about the 'law in action' and not just the 'law in books'. It examines Internet activity that takes place in the shadow of law where there is a fascinating range of regulatory responses and governance strategies. The book covers, in four Parts: the Internet, law and society; governance and the Internet; legal institutions and professions and the Internet; and, legal controversies in cyberspace.The Internet, Law and Society is an ideal scholarly text for academics and students, policy makers and practitioners.;Based on original research and experience of involvement in legal and policy processes in relation to the Internet, the authors provide essential reading both as an authoritative source-book and as a critical and discursive text for anyone studying or working within the Internet's impact on law and society. About the EditorsYaman Akdeniz is the founder and has been the director since 1997 of Cyber-Rights & Cyber-Liberties (UK), a non-profit civil liberties organisation. He is currently a member of the Cyberlaw Research Unit within the Faculty of Law, University of Leeds. Clive Walker is a Professor in the Department of Law and Director of the Centre for Criminal Justice Studies at the University of Leeds. He has written extensively on criminal justice, civil liberties and media issues. David Wall is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Law and Deputy Director of the Criminal Justice Studies at the University of Leeds. He has written and researched the subjects of policing and access to criminal justice and also cybercrimes. 0 582 35656 3LongmanVisit the website for this book at www.booksites.net.

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Part 1: The internet, law and society 1. The Internet, Law and Society, Clive Walker, David Wall and Yaman Akdeniz.
Part 2: Governance of the internet 2. The Roles of Government in National/International Internet Administration, Stephen Saxby.
3. The Governance of the Internet in Europe, Andrew Charlesworth.
4. Jurisdiction and Choice of Law in a Borderless Electronic Environment, Alan Reed.
Part 3: Legal institutions and professions and the internet 5. Lawyers in the Information Age, David Wall.
6. Cyber-Constitutionalism and Digital Democracy, Clive Walker.
7. Policing the Internet: Maintaining Order and Law on the Cyber-beat, David S. Wall.
8. Criminal Justice Processes and the Internet, Clive Walker.
Part 4: Legal controversies in cyberspace 9. Sexually-Oriented Expression, Yaman Akdeniz and Nadine Strossen.
10. Child Pornography, Yaman Akdeniz.
11. Hate Speech, Barry Steinhardt.
12. Hacking, Viruses and Fraud, Martin Wasik.
13. Defamation on the Internet, Yaman Akdeniz and Horton Rogers14. Whisper Who Dares: Encryption, Privacy Rights and the New World Disorder, Yaman Akdeniz and Clive Walker.
15. Electronic Commerce, Paul Eden. General Bibliography. List of Contributors. Index of Cases and Statutes. Index of Contents.