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I trudged through yochai benkler’s “the wealth of networks”, his award winning treatise on how social production is transforming societies benkler, the berkman professor of entrepreneurial legal studies at harvard, writes that mankind is on the cusp of a shift in cultural and personal practices due to the multitude of cheap and easy to use communication tools.
Yochai benkler,communications law,wealth of networks,commons,informationpolicy. If you're interested in the wealth that networks have within them, this is a must-read it is a genuinely hard, super-academic book that will take you a long time to read benefits far outweigh the costs 3 stars because it didn't have to be so difficult to read. The wealth of networks is an indispensable guide to the political economy of our digitally networked world—jack m balkin, professor of law and director of the information society project, yale university read more about the author.
The wealth of networks : how social production transforms markets and freedom / yochai benkler p cm includes bibliographical references and index isbn-13: 978-0-300-11056-2 (alk paper) isbn-10: 0-300-11056-1 (alk paper) 1 information society 2 information networks 3 computer networks—social aspects 4 computer networks—economic aspects i title. The wealth of networks is an indispensable guide to the political economy of our digitally networked world—jack m balkin, professor of law and director of the information society project, yale university. Building on lessig’s insights, but generalizing them for a wider range of internet-related phenomena, benkler champions the networked society, especially the free software movement, peer-to-peer sharing networks, and the internet’s influence on social relations and justice in the developing world.
Reviewed by peter g klein | yochai benkler's the wealth of networks is a comprehensive, informative, and challenging meditation on the rise of the 'networked information economy' and its implications for society, politics, and culture. About with the radical changes in information production that the internet has introduced, we stand at an important moment of transition, says yochai benkler in this thought-provoking book.
Yochai benkler, wealth of networks: how social production transforms markers and freedom john willinsky with the wealth of networks, benkler takes on adam smith’s epoch-defining work, first published in 1776, at the very point in history when the economic system that smith so. Chapter 10 social ties: networking together (341 kb) paper-friendly version (175 kb) part three policies of freedom at a moment of transformation introduction - paper-friendly version (87 kb) chapter 11 the battle over the institutional ecology of the digital environment (561 kb) paper-friendly version (392 kb) chapter 12. The wealth of networks: how social production transforms markets and freedom is a book by harvard law school professor yochai benkler published by yale university press on april 3, 2006 a pdf of the book is downloadable under a creative commons noncommercial sharealike license benkler has said that his editable online book is an experiment of how books might be in the future, demonstrating how authors and readers might connect instantly or even collaborate. The wealth of networks is internet utopianism for grown-ups benkler’s sprawling argument sums up years of work on the economics, sociology, and politics of information technology benkler’s sprawling argument sums up years of work on the economics, sociology, and politics of information technology.
The wealth of networks is divided into three main parts the first deals with the economics of the networked information economy the first deals with the economics of the networked information economy.