Sunlight in Cyberspace?

On Transparency as a Form of Ordering

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    Abstract

    While we witness a growing belief in transparency as an ideal solution to a wide range of societal problems, we know less about the practical workings of transparency as it guides conduct in organizational and regulatory settings. This article argues that transparency efforts involve much more than the provision of information and other forms of ‘sunlight’, and are rather a matter of managing visibilities than providing insight and clarity.......
    Original languageEnglish
    JournalEuropean Journal of Social Theory
    Volume18
    Issue number2
    Pages (from-to)168-184
    Number of pages17
    ISSN1368-4310
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2015

    Keywords

    • Actor-network Theory
    • Governmentality
    • Internet Governance
    • Ordering
    • Translations
    • Transparency

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