Home > Research > Publications & Outputs > Virtual control and discipline: electronic gove...
View graph of relations

Virtual control and discipline: electronic governmentality in the new wired world.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

Published

Standard

Virtual control and discipline: electronic governmentality in the new wired world. / Darier, É.; Mehta, M. D.

In: The Information Society, Vol. 14, No. 2, 05.1998, p. 107-116.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

Harvard

Darier, É & Mehta, MD 1998, 'Virtual control and discipline: electronic governmentality in the new wired world.', The Information Society, vol. 14, no. 2, pp. 107-116. https://doi.org/10.1080/019722498128917

APA

Vancouver

Author

Darier, É. ; Mehta, M. D. / Virtual control and discipline: electronic governmentality in the new wired world. In: The Information Society. 1998 ; Vol. 14, No. 2. pp. 107-116.

Bibtex

@article{f4d4b84dc74044f69b9fc3d933e6464e,
title = "Virtual control and discipline: electronic governmentality in the new wired world.",
abstract = "Current interest in the electronic highway is the latest expression of a technotopia that is about to resolutely tilt Western contemporary society into postmodernity, or at least into virtual modernity. The enthusiasm for the electronic highway is already having numerous ''power effects'' (Burchell et al., 1991). One of these effects is to radically intensify modern forms of power in a new regime we call electronic governmentality. This article examines these effects by drawing on examples from the Internet, and demonstrates how this communication and information infrastructure challenges some of our most tightly held beliefs about progress, technology, and power.",
author = "{\'E}. Darier and Mehta, {M. D.}",
year = "1998",
month = may,
doi = "10.1080/019722498128917",
language = "English",
volume = "14",
pages = "107--116",
journal = "The Information Society",
issn = "0197-2243",
publisher = "Taylor and Francis Ltd.",
number = "2",

}

RIS

TY - JOUR

T1 - Virtual control and discipline: electronic governmentality in the new wired world.

AU - Darier, É.

AU - Mehta, M. D.

PY - 1998/5

Y1 - 1998/5

N2 - Current interest in the electronic highway is the latest expression of a technotopia that is about to resolutely tilt Western contemporary society into postmodernity, or at least into virtual modernity. The enthusiasm for the electronic highway is already having numerous ''power effects'' (Burchell et al., 1991). One of these effects is to radically intensify modern forms of power in a new regime we call electronic governmentality. This article examines these effects by drawing on examples from the Internet, and demonstrates how this communication and information infrastructure challenges some of our most tightly held beliefs about progress, technology, and power.

AB - Current interest in the electronic highway is the latest expression of a technotopia that is about to resolutely tilt Western contemporary society into postmodernity, or at least into virtual modernity. The enthusiasm for the electronic highway is already having numerous ''power effects'' (Burchell et al., 1991). One of these effects is to radically intensify modern forms of power in a new regime we call electronic governmentality. This article examines these effects by drawing on examples from the Internet, and demonstrates how this communication and information infrastructure challenges some of our most tightly held beliefs about progress, technology, and power.

U2 - 10.1080/019722498128917

DO - 10.1080/019722498128917

M3 - Journal article

VL - 14

SP - 107

EP - 116

JO - The Information Society

JF - The Information Society

SN - 0197-2243

IS - 2

ER -