CYBER POLITICS & POLICY
Liberal Internationalism, Cooperation, and Regimes
Present the three major International relations paradigms:
realism, Liberal Internationalism and Constructivism.
They lay out key concepts and explain
how they relate to events in cyberspace.
At the end of this chapter, students will be able to:
Define key terms related to the liberal internationalism paradigm, including regime, norm, public good
Define Digital Superpower and describe the role of the firm in cyberspace
Compare and contrast the Realist view of cyber power with the Liberal Internationalist view of global digital superpowers
Articulate criticisms of Liberal Internationalist narrative of internet development
Describe challenges to the establishment of regimes in cyberspace
Questions for Discussion
Compare and contrast the pros and cons associated with the use of
cryptocurrencies, like Bitcoin, for individual investors, corporations and state actors.
Should states attempt to ‘get on board’ with the rise of cryptocurrencies, or
Should they leave this sector of the economy to develop independently.