Cyberspace and the State

Towards a Strategy for Cyberpower

By David J Betz, Timothy C. Stevens

© 2012 – Routledge

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pub: 2011-11-15
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About the Book

The major aim of Cyberspace and the State is to provide conceptual orientation on the new strategic environment of the Information Age. It seeks to restore the equilibrium of policy-makers which has been disturbed by recent cyber scares, as well as to bring clarity to academic debate on the subject particularly in the fields of politics and international relations, war and strategic studies. Its main chapters explore the impact of cyberspace upon the most central aspects of statehood and the state system—power, sovereignty, war, and dominion. It is concerned equally with practice as with theory and may be read in that sense as having two halves.

About the Authors

David Betz is a Senior Lecturer in the War Studies Department and Senior Fellow of the Foreign Policy Research Institute.

Timothy C. Stevens is an Associate of the Centre for Science and Security Studies at King’s College London.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HIS027000
HISTORY / Military / General
POL021000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / International Relations / Treaties
POL035000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Freedom & Security / General