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Digital Democracy Working Paper Series 2019

The Digital Democracy Working Paper Series came out of an Institute on Globalization and the Human Condition/ Faculty of Social Sciences September 2018 workshop.

Sep 19, 2019

The Digital Democracy Working Paper Series came out of an Institute on Globalization and the Human Condition/ Faculty of Social Sciences September 2018 workshop.

 

 

Table of Contents

 

  1. Introduction: Digitization and Challenges to Democracy Sara Bannerman, Tony Porter and Netina Tan

 

Section I: Power and Representativeness Within and Between Nation-States

 

  1. Digital Democracy and Self-Determination: Lessons from First Nations in Canada Chelsea Gabel, Brian Budd, Liam Midzain-Gobin, Nicole Goodman

 

  1. Regulating Social Media and “Fake News” in Sub-Sahara Africa Netina Tan

 

  1. Managing the Dictator’s Dilemma: The Menu of Information Manipulation in China Devin Ouellettte

 

 

Section II: Global Dimensions of Digitization

 

  1. Algorithmic Imperialism and Fake News Sara Bannerman

 

  1. How digitization, democracy, globalization and global governance interact Tony Porter

 

  1. Algorithmic Bias and the Principle of Distinction: Towards an Audit of Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems Sarah Shoker

 

  1. Democracy Deficit in Producing the Climate Change Data Portals and Climate Governance Nowrin Tabassum

 

Section III: Contexts, Preconditions, and Defining Properties

 

  1. Time and Democratic Constituent Power Catherine Frost

 

  1. Technology and Democracy: Who gets to design the space in-between? Marcel Goguen

 

  1. Fostering Digital Democracy through Public Library Digital Literacy Training

 

 Brian Detlor

 

  1. Source Credibility in the Age of Fake News Dominik Stecula

 

  1. Big data and social services: Public overseers of human suffering for private gain Ameil Joseph

 

  1. Provocations for Social Media Research Ethics Andrea Zeffiro

 

  1. Platform Governance and the Smart City: Examining citizenship in Alphabet’s “Sidewalk Toronto” Angela Orasch

 

 

Read the Digitization and Challenges to Democracy Globalization Working Papers for  Fall 2019