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Communication and control

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dc.contributor.author Maus, John
dc.date.accessioned 2015-10-02T21:04:09Z
dc.date.available 2015-10-02T21:04:09Z
dc.date.issued 2014-12
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10125/101115
dc.description Ph.D. University of Hawaii at Manoa 2014.
dc.description Includes bibliographical references.
dc.description.abstract The information age has been marked by complex advancements in the technologies of social management. Many of these advancements have been discussed in recent political theory. However, a thorough engagement with their mechanism and historical resonance remains necessary in order to substantiate such discussion. In this dissertation, I situate and analyze the increasingly informatic, molecular, and distributed technologies of power characteristic of "control societies" on a throughly substantive level. My research substantiates a number of claims made in recent political theory regarding control societies, and indicates that only a politics of positive feedback is adequate to the mechanism of such societies.
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher [Honolulu] : [University of Hawaii at Manoa], [December 2014]
dc.relation Theses for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (University of Hawaii at Manoa). Political Science.
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dc.subject communication
dc.subject control
dc.title Communication and control
dc.type Thesis
dc.type.dcmi Text
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